Tag Archives: light

Flashback Friday: Emergents, Evangelicals, and Other Labels

I came across this today: A Lost Parable: “The Sugar of the Earth” and it reminded me of this: “The Pharisee and the Publican” The Pharisee stood and was praying to himself: “God, I thank you that I am not … Continue reading

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Judgment or (or better yet, and) Redemption

To destroy a shadow, Remove the object. Or Kill the light. Or Make, or rather, Be Light. Everywhere. All at once.

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Coming Out of the Broom Cupboard

Good literature that stands as a beacon of light against the dark Hypermodern (popularly known as Postmodern) mantra — “There is no good or evil, only power…” voiced by Lord Voldemort himself is something you would think Christians everywhere would be excited about. Continue reading

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It’s a Rather Dark Tale

Even though Duey’s series seems to me a bit darker than Lewis’s (The Silver Chair may be his darkest in the Narnia series), light has a tricky way of sneaking into everything… especially stories, many times even unbeknownst to the author, sometimes even against his or her wishes. And so it is critical that as Christians we engage art (which novels often are) on the lookout for ways in which we can point out the connection of all stories to God’s Original Shimmering Story Continue reading

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