T.H. White: The things I left out

Recently the ever-generous Brenton Dickieson published my essay about T.H. White on his blog, A Pilgrim in Narnia. In many ways, it was me considering ideas that Dickieson brought up in an insightful Tolkien vs. Lewis scholarship series, and expand some ideas I presented at Taylor University's C.S. Lewis Center back in 2017. Someone recently …

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Jesus the Hero by Leland Ryken

Some people are afraid of the idea of studying the Bible as literature. Admittedly, you can use the idea to view the Bible as just a human book, not divine revelation. However it's also important to understand the Bible does use literary techniques and cover various genres. Understanding those genres and their techniques allows you …

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The Mission of the Body of Christ by Russ Ramsey

I have an odd relationship with the book of Acts. I was initially exposed to Acts in a fourth-grade Sunday School class. The teacher in charge of the class liked to show a 3-hour movie made in the 80's which told the story verbatim from the NIV translation. There were a few occasions where the …

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More of my worst book blurbs (and some by other people)

Yesterday I tweeted the last of fifty deliberately bad book blurbs describing speculative fiction stories in, well, the worst way possible. I had a lot of fun doing this, it gave me a chance to experiment with satire and humor in ways I hadn't been able to before. I also had a lot of fun …

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