YAS. Something to tide me over until the next Star Wars movie.😛 It’s actually exciting not knowing the entire plot in advance.
I meant to do this sooner, but my life got crazy last week. Better late than never, right? It was suggested to me that I foster discussion among my writers (and readers too, if any care to participate in Intelligent Discussions or General Silliness or Brain Fart Absurdities). Thus, all contributors (and fans, and general… Continue reading Femnista Writers Round-Table Discussion
I just realized this is our 35th issue. WOW. In This Issue: Call the Midwife, Joan of Arc, Saintly Queens, Moses, One Night With the King, Augustine, Lydia Seller of Purple, Perpetua, Thomas Aquinas, Risen, Medieval Gods Read online or Download.
This came through my blogroll last night. It is well worth reading. Recently, I’ve been engaged in heavy conversations with multiple people about art’s role in Christianity — or rather, its lack thereof, within Christian circles. Along with it, I’ve noticed, comes a tendency within such stories to go the way of intellectual laziness. Establishing… Continue reading Excellent Read
Watching Anna Karenina (the 2000 miniseries) is always a mistake. I get caught up in over-thinking Anna’s husband and ponder nothing else for days. I could run in all directions with it, but I’ll cut you a break and choose one. Nothing kills godliness more than religion. One is a transforming heart experience that brings… Continue reading Alexei Karenin: Divine Love Vs. Religion
“Now is the winter of our discontent / Made glorious summer by this son of York.” —Shakespeare’s Richard The Third In historical research, you look at events from as many sides as possible, and place eyewitness accounts into context by being aware of the circumstances in which the events took place, and who is recording… Continue reading Can We Trust History?
Imagine you are a Roman centurion stationed in Judea, tasked with keeping the zealots in line. They were a group of fanatical religious Jews intent on liberating themselves from Roman influence. It does not take much for them to riot, attack Romans in the street, or plan larger-scale battles. Each year, over a hundred thousand… Continue reading Imagine… Risen