Monthly Archives: November 2005

Lewis on Good Literature

After writing my previous post, I finished reading C.S. Lewis’s An Experiment in Criticism. This concluding paragraph was particularly striking, especially given some of the positions expressed in my earlier comments:— Literary experience heals the wound, without undermining the privilege, … Continue reading

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Individual/Corporate and other musings

From time to time I am told that I have fallen into error by absolutizing the ‘corporate’ and neglecting the ‘individual’. I consciously try to avoid thinking in terms of ‘individual’ and ‘corporate’. Whilst there are some who seem to … Continue reading

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I finally finished it last night. On balance I think that I preferred The Name of the Rose, but both books are simply superb. I plan to reread both of them multiple times.

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Male and Female

One occasionally hears the question of how a male Jesus can be relevant to females. Some people seek to answer this by pointing out that just about everything about Jesus is ‘accidental’. Christ was a first-century Jewish man, but this … Continue reading

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Google Book Search

I am sure that I have linked to it before, but Google’s book search is an amazing tool for any scholar. If you haven’t already used it, give it a try.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

To all my American readers.

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I have almost finished my final essay, which is a good thing. For once in my life, I am ahead of schedule. I might even get around to posting something significant in the next couple of days, perhaps some thoughts … Continue reading

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Writing essays…

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I am a bit slow in linking to this, but Jeff Meyers recent essay makes a good point.

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The Grammar of the Trinity

Presuming that there are some of you out there who do not yet read Pontifications (why not?), I would like to recommend the Pontificator’s recent posts on The Grammar of the Trinity (Part 1, Part 2). They tie in well … Continue reading

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