Letters from Shakespeare: Love

Though I am a playwright at heart, there is another kind of poetry that I lavished much time and effort and passion upon: my sonnets. Sonnets only contain fourteen lines, […]

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Phantastes: Enchanting Beauty and Sacrificial Love

“My spirits rose as I went deeper into the forest … I found cheerfulness to be like life itself – not to be created by any argument”[1] – George MacDonald, […]

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Why We Love to Visit Narnia

A full decade has now passed since Michael Ward published his groundbreaking Planet Narnia. While remaining faithful to the full Christian meanings of the Chronicles, Ward skillfully factored in a […]

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Lava: A Story of Love and Hope

The world is looking for hope. We want to believe that whatever is going on, circumstances can change . . . things will get better. Pixar’s 2015 short film, Lava, […]

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Tales of Courage and Hope: Hamilton in Middle Earth and Narnia: Part Two

We continue our look at Hamilton from the perspective of Oxford Professors C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. Part one showed how issues of group and individual significance, […]

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