Old MacDonald’s Dish: A Hearty Serving of George MacDonald’s Thoughts on the Imagination and its Relevance to Contemporary Apologetics

The writer of Psalm 42 is “in despair” and cries out to the Lord in the midst of his tribulation, “All Thy breakers and waves have rolled over me,” he laments.[1] The tumult and roar of the seas is a metaphor for distress. Even in the midst of being “cast down” the psalmist had employed […]

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Celestial Rodeo

The massive bull weighed two thousand pounds. Well, two thousand and nine actually, according to the auctioneer’s official scale reading, and he did not want to get into the trailer. And I had never tried to put a bull in a trailer before. A few cows, yes. A bull, no. Two of us stood inside […]

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Courage in the Cosmos

“When physicists work on a theory, they are not dealing directly with nature,” writes physicist Giovanni Vignale, “but with an abstract model which they have already decided which aspects of reality must be absolutely retained, and which ones can be dismissed. Often, in creating this model, they make bold and quite implausible assumptions, which can […]

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