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“Hungering After Old Books with C. S. Lewis, Anne Carpenter, and the Benedictines” Guest Blog by Karl Persson (Signum Series)

Karl Persson holds an MA in Early Modern literature from the University of Regina, and a Doctorate in Old English literature from the University of British Columbia; he currently works as a preceptor and lecturer for Signum University. His scholarly … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Do on Election Day?

I think the question was meant sardonically. Or maybe the questioner already had an obvious answer to “What Would Jesus Do on Election Day?” For some, anyway, the answer is obvious: Jesus would vote for party A or candidate B … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis in The Christian Century

I have recently been listed in the CCblogs Network (you can see the little logo to the right). This is a blogging community hosted by The Christian Century, an American magazine that highlights Christian faith and practice on the progressive and liberal … Continue reading

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The Inside is Bigger than the Outside: A Christmas Thought from Narnia for Our World Too

“Always winter and never Christmas.” This is the condition where we first discover Narnia in The Lion, the Witch, and The Wardrobe. It is not so much blanketed in white as smothered in it, frozen by it. Anyone in my … Continue reading

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The Stories behind Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice

I think that Pride & Prejudice is the best English novel, ever. Is that too much? Perhaps it is, but I’m a fan, and in the world of non-fantasy prose storytelling it is about as good as it gets for … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the New Testament

I am teaching a class at the University of Prince Edward Island this semester. “RS 387: The New Testament” is one of my favourite courses to teach. I love the world that the Jesus movement emerged out of–a cultural mess … Continue reading

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The Roots of the University: An Oxford Vlog

I have just finished up two very intense days doing research at the Bodleian library. The Bodleian is surrounded by the ancient colleges of Oxford. The Radcliffe Camera draws the eye, a circular science library in the midst of quadrangles … Continue reading

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