Tag Archives: magic

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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Required Reading

Magical Realism is a very popular genre right now. Here’s what you need to know about it and why we need to be reading the books on our children’s required reading lists. 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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