Monthly Archives: December 2013

“Christmas” by Charles Williams

Here is a poem entitled “Christmas,” from the collection Windows of Night. Happy Christmas to you! “Let us go a journey,” Quoth my soul to my mind, “Past the plains of darkness Is a house to find Where for my … Continue reading

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Review of “The Hobbit” and Report on Mythmoot

I have written a little review of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug; it is published here, on Curator. In this article, I also summarize my experience at The Tolkien Professor’s conference this past weekend, called “Mythmoot II.” You may … Continue reading

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Charles Williams and the F.R.C.

This is the second post in a short series about Charles Williams and the Fellowship of the Rosy Cross. You can read the first post, about A.E. Waite, here. Charles Williams, a devout but skeptical Anglican, began reading the works … Continue reading

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A. E. Waite and the Occult

We interrupt the series of chronological book summaries to discuss an important part of Charles Williams’ life at this time. So far, I have posted summaries of his books up to 1917–one of the most important years in his life. … Continue reading

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Poems of Conformity, part 3

Yesterday and the day before I posted Part One and Part Two of my discussion of Poems of Conformity. Here is part three. Charles Williams Summary #3: Poems of Conformity (1917) In this book, Williams starts to move from from … Continue reading

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Poems of Conformity, part 2

Yesterday I posted Part One of my discussion of Poems of Conformity. Here is part two; tune in tomorrow for part three. Charles Williams Summary #3: Poems of Conformity (1917) ROMANTIC THEOLOGY The concept of Romantic Theology is very highly … Continue reading

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Poems of Conformity, 1917

In this phase of the life of The Oddest Inkling, I am posting summaries of each of CW’s books, one book per week, in chronological order. These will be punctuated by related posts on themes, events, and people in his … Continue reading

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