Monthly Archives: May 2012

Irrigating Deserts: C.S. Lewis on Education by Joel D. Heck

“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts. The right defense against false sentiments is to inculcate just sentiments.” C.S. Lewis, “Men Without Chests,” Abolition of Man One of the reasons that … Continue reading

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Great Links: William O’Flaherty’s “C.S. Lewis Minute” & “All About Jack”

Anyone who travels along the path of digital Narnian pilgrimage is bound to bump into William O’Flaherty‘s work. He is the voice behind the C.S. Lewis Minute, which offers a daily soundbite of Lewis trivia and biography. These catchy, quick … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Mere Inkling Press:
One of my favorite features in the Wittenburg Door of the 1980s was a running account of “Dogs Who Know the Lord.” Having witnessed more Christlike traits in some pets than I’ve seen in…

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Narnian Pilgrims and The Evil of Middle Management

My son and I have just finished the fourth Chronicle of Narnia, The Silver Chair. Though it is perhaps the least layered book, with fewer mythic symbols woven into the fabric of the storyline, it is probably my favourite book … Continue reading

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Dayshift Werewolves and Weekend Writers: A Review of the 3 Day Novel Contest Genre

A slowly leaked secret of my life is that I am a 3 Day Novel Contest survivor. For those who don’t know, the 3DNC is a kind of literary boot camp, “the world’s most notorious literary marathon,” where each year … Continue reading

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