Monthly Archives: January 2015

Why is Merlin in That Hideous Strength?

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
            I am writing a paper on C.S. Lewis and the Arthurian tradition for Sørina Higgins’ collection, The Inklings and King Arthur. As I trawl through the materials one common theme keeps coming…

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1931: “The Place of the Lion” summary

I have already posted so much about The Place of the Lion here on this blog that you may wonder why I am writing on it again. After all, I had that 8-post series of guest writers on this novel, … Continue reading

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“How to Handle the Hallows” video

Here’s the recording of my talk at Mythgard’s conference, MythMoot III, thanks to Dr. Ed Powell.

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MythMoot III

I’m at my earthly Eden again, spending this weekend with some of my favorite people on the planet: it’s MythMoot again! This is the annual gathering hosted by the Mythgard Academy/Signum University, and in the words of Signum’s president, Corey … Continue reading

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“The Chapel of the Thorn” launched at Ekphrasis

Originally posted on Ekphrasis: Allentown's Fellowship of Christians in the Arts:
On Monday (January 5th), my edition of Charles Williams’ play The Chapel of the Thorn celebrated its official release with a nice little Book Launch Party at Ekphrasis.…

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Heresy for Easter: “The Rite of the Passion” (1929)

The Rite of the Passion is the final 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 … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,700 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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