The concept of evil (made manifest in Screwtape’s letters) creates an atmosphere of awareness in the reader to the evils lurking throughout daily life, and generates a drive to combat those evils.
By Steven D. Greydanus Word Count: 2180 Rating: G (suitable for all audiences) Summary: An article comparing Rogue One: Star Wars Story with the previous Star Wars films in view of their representations of morality and a distinct Good and Evil. “If money is what Disney wants,” quipped a friend, borrowing a line from Princess […]
By Kat Coffin Word Count: 1089 Rating: G (suitable for all audiences) Summary: The author describes her experience teaching The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe to the students in the Vacation Bible School she led. At the beginning of the summer, I was asked to create and lead a VBS program for my current […]
By Christopher King Word Count: Rating: G (suitable for all audiences) Summary: An essay on searching about beauty, love, and how they come together to form the essentials of Christian life and philosophy. I had a wonderful childhood with parents who loved me. Sometime when I was a young teenager, I became aware of beauty: […]
Of Local Importance: A Movie Review of “The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill, But Came Down A Mountain”.
By Avellina Balestri (alias Rosaria Marie) Word Count: 1692 Rating: G (suitable for all audiences) Summary: A Review of “The Englishman Who Went up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain”. Year: 1995 Filming: Color Length: 120 minutes Genre: Comedy/Drama/Inspirational/Romance Maturity: PG (for mild language and brief sexual innuendos) Cast: Hugh Grant (Reginald Ansen), […]
Degas modeled the statue in colored wax and dressed the figure in a linen bodice, satin shoes, and a muslin tutu. He even gave her a wig formed from real hair and a pink satin ribbon.
By Oliver J. Olinger Word Count: 1241 Rating: PG for discussion of films with heavy thematic elements Summary: How Catholicism touches Hollywood I’ve heard many a Catholic complain throughout the years that there are too few options in the realm of entertainment toward which a devout, religious man or woman can turn without endangering their […]
By Ian T. Wilson Word Count: 249 Rating: G (suitable for all audiences) Summary: A short biography of DC Comics character Mark Moonrider Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome again to Superhero Sundays. I’m Ian Wilson, Fellowship & Fairydust’s comic book and superhero expert. This week, just to change things up, I’ve decided not […]
A Celtic-inspired gem still aboard the Titanic after more than a century underwater.
By Charles A. Coulombe Word Count: 1,639 Rating: G (suitable for all audiences) Summary: Despite the seeming chaos of this world, there is an order above, beyond, and throughout it. This order is today under attack. Poetry is a young man’s game. That is not to say that older people (and women) can’t write fine […]