David Bentley Hart’s Call to Inhabit Our Living Traditions

“‘Tradition’ …is the conviction that one has truly heard a call from the realm of the transcendent, but a call that must be heard again before its meaning can be grasped or its summons obeyed; and the labor of interpretation is the diligent practice of waiting attentively in the interval, for fear otherwise of forgetting … Continue reading David Bentley Hart’s Call to Inhabit Our Living Traditions

Beren and Lúthien: the Power of Love over Death

Author note: we are grateful for this post by guest blogger Nessa Hake. She is a senior in high school and gave permission to her father, regular blogger Jesse Hake, to post this paper that she wrote for a school assignment. J. R. R. Tolkien disagreed with the practice of allegory for the most part … Continue reading Beren and Lúthien: the Power of Love over Death