Tag Archives: Alice in Wonderland

The Meadow Mouse Story: A Postmodern Fairy Tale

I have a peculiar obsession with the story within a story. Part of it comes with the discovery of “The Grand Inquisitor,” my favourite nested story and an integral part of The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (1880). I’ve blogged … Continue reading

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Touching Noses, a Marriage Proposal

I have, without exaggeration, officiated at more than 200 weddings. It is is something I enjoy, an opportunity to bless a couple at a transformative moment in their lives. The profound reality of being the wedding minister is that I … Continue reading

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Ruffling the Pages of The Hobbit: C.S. Lewis’ Original Review in TLS

Besides his own children, in the early days of The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien’s biggest fan was C.S. Lewis. No one really knew what to do with Tolkien’s strange faerie tale just yet, and Tolkien was anxious about its value, but Lewis … Continue reading

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