Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Chaste Wanton

The Chaste Wanton is the second drama contained in the volume Three Plays: The Early Metaphysical Plays of Charles Williams, published in 2009 by Wipf & Stock. It is a reprint of an edition published by Oxford University Press in … Continue reading

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The Hobbit as a Living Text: The Battle of 5 Blogs

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
This post is part of the Battle of the Five Blogs, or six blog to be precise. It is a throw-down of various Tolkien bloggers who are thinking about the release of the…

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The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Blogs

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
Or thereabouts. A very serious sounding business, isn’t it? Well, we have fewer enemies and more allies than Peter Jackson’s crowd. We also have fewer extras and less CGI–though some of us may…

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Very Merry Unspoilers: Unfinished Hobbit Business

Today and the rest of this week I am participating in The Battle of the Five Blogs about the new Hobbit movie. It’s not really a battle, of course: merely a chance to share ideas in a kind of Round … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: Myth Becomes Mess

My review of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has been published on Christianity Today Movies. You can read it here. In it, I talk about moral ambiguity, myth dwindling to fact, and the unfinished parts of the … Continue reading

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The Inklings: Their Lives, Loves, and Literature

Are you getting ready to watch the upcoming Hobbit film? If so, considering learning a bit more about the lives of the Inklings — Tolkien, Lewis, and Williams — before immersing yourself in the so-called “Defining Moment of the Middle-earth … Continue reading

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“My Lord’s Rule” part 2

Yesterday I ran Part 1 of these reflections by Jared Lobdell. Please go read Part 1, then come back and read this part. Several – not quite so – random reflections. It was from Williams I learned the full glory … Continue reading

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“My Lord’s Rule” a guest post by Jared Lobdell (Part 1)

Here is the first half of a two-part guest post by Jared Lobdell. Jared is the editor of Detective Fiction Reviews of Charles Williams (McFarland, 2003); the Chairman of Papers & Panels for MythCon 1987; author/editor of three books on … Continue reading

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“The Future is Now”: guest post by Chris Schutte

Thoughts on Charles Williams’ Descent of the Dove Today’s post is written by guest blogger Chris Schutte. Here’s his brief bio: I’m a native Arizonan and studied History and Classics at the University of Arizona. I received an MDiv from … Continue reading

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