People Seem to Enjoy Thinking and Talking About Fairies

Since this original post about Why Everyone (and Especially Christians) Should Believe in Fairies (currently, the second most-read post on this new team blog), this article's content has been shared three times and in a couple other formats. It is delightful and a real encouragement to find that there is some interest in this topic. … Continue reading People Seem to Enjoy Thinking and Talking About Fairies

God’s Judgment Demands that We Prepare Ourselves to Complete Our Pasts: An Interview with Jordan Daniel Wood

"You're already beginning to change the past by preparing yourself to be the kind of person who will be able to do what you ought to have done when you're given the opportunity to do it again." —Jordan Daniel Wood While working together with Jordan on another project for three days this past week, I … Continue reading God’s Judgment Demands that We Prepare Ourselves to Complete Our Pasts: An Interview with Jordan Daniel Wood

So they saw the resurrection of the world

From a medieval Irish text called The Evernew Tongue (Teanga Bhiothnua): This is what has driven me to youTo explain to you the wondrous taleWhich the Holy Spirit declaredThrough Moses son of AmramOf the creation of heaven and earth…As well as the formation of the worldWhich was made possibleBy Christ’s resurrection from the deadOn this … Continue reading So they saw the resurrection of the world

John Milbank on Our Participation in Mary’s Assent (and Much More)

David Artman’s recent podcast interview with John Milbank presented a staggering wealth of topics and summarized material from a remarkably large portion of John Milbank’s long and wide-ranging career. While tempted to transcribe more, I just ended up taking a few notes for my own future reflection. However, here are a few samples: 48:48“In a … Continue reading John Milbank on Our Participation in Mary’s Assent (and Much More)

Imaginary Realms and their Denizens

Christmastide coincides with the coldest and darkest days of winter here in Minnesota, and while the conditions would afford the more spiritually disciplined the opportunity for contemplation, reflection, and prayer, I find myself reading The Simarillion for the first time alongside The Lord of the Rings, which I haven't read since I was in my … Continue reading Imaginary Realms and their Denizens