We Have Sinned and Grown Old: A Reflection on the Imagination and Motherhood

“I don’t want to tell you. It’s embarrassing.” My nine-year-old son uttered these words recently as we sat on the couch in my favorite room of our home. I don’t […]

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Augustine’s The Confessions: The Power of Spiritual Autobiography

Since the first sunrise of creation, mankind has relied on story to make sense of a chaotic world. When we experience seemingly random events happening in isolation, storytelling can serve […]

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A Reason for Our Hope: The Role of Fairy Stories in Christian Apologetics

One of the objectives of Christian apologetics is to heed Peter’s instruction to “always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for […]

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C.S. Lewis, Madeleine L’Engle, and The Handmaid’s Tale: A Reflection on Art as Poiema

“The first demand any work of art makes on us is surrender.  Look. Listen. Receive. Get yourself out of the way.”  C.S. Lewis[1] I was recently reminded of C.S. Lewis’s […]

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