Monthly Archives: September 2014

Worlds Subtle and Strong: Guest Post

The following guest post was written by a student of mine at Signum/Mythgard. I hope you have been enjoying these guest posts recently. Next week I plan to transition back to the book summaries. Meanwhile, let me know if YOU … Continue reading

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The Posts Go Ever On: Guest Post on “War In Heaven”

Just when you thought we were done with War In Heaven, I have another guest post to offer you. This is by CW scholar David Llewellyn Dodds. Enjoy! The Corpse and Its Contemporaries War in Heaven, published in early summer, … Continue reading

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“It’s Very Weird.” Guest post on “War in Heaven”

Here is a guest post by Medievalist Alice Deegan to finish off War In Heaven week. Drop me a line if YOU want to write a guest post on anything CW-related. Cheers. I should start by making clear what I … Continue reading

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A Whole Post on One Word

“Naturally” To close out War In Heaven Week, I am offering you an entire post about one word. The word is “Naturally.” It stands out to me in the following paragraph. This occurs when Kenneth Mornington is at home after … Continue reading

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“War In Heaven” debate part 4

Please read part one, part two, and part three of this debate before reading this final installment today. Thanks! ME: …I’m going to jump right in onto a quote from your letter: “Why would anyone believe something as strange and … Continue reading

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“War In Heaven” debate part 3

Please read part one and part two before reading this installment today. Thanks! Orphan Ann: Concerning my dissatisfaction with War in Heaven, you said that “the more important question is whether the elements you mention are flaws in CW’s book … Continue reading

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“War In Heaven” debate part 2

Yesterday’s post was part 1 of a debate I had seven years ago (!) with a pseudonymous online interlocutor calling herself Orphan Ann. I posted her first message to me yesterday; here is my first reply. Tune in tomorrow and … Continue reading

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“War In Heaven” debate part 1

In yesterday’s post, I mentioned an “online interlocutor” with whom I carried on an extensive debate about War in Heaven years ago. Her LiveJournal name was Orphan Ann. She gave me permission to reprint our debate on my “Islands of … Continue reading

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Is a Christian Mystery Story Possible?

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that I’ve published a paper on War In Heaven. You can get a copy of the paper here, here, or here. I forgot to mention that this paper also appears as Chapter One in the … Continue reading

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It’s “War in Heaven” week!

It’s War In Heaven week here on The Oddest Inkling! We are well into that most exciting phase of CW’s writing life: the 1930s and 40s. During the last 15 years of his life, he wrote nearly all the works … Continue reading

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