Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

How the Pacers differ from Barbarian Tribes in Germania

A friend, on the eve of a religious Retreat, once shared a moving philosophical exchange from a surprising movie source. The movie was based on the work of Robert E. Howard, a pioneer in the field of pulp fiction: Mongol … Continue reading

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Fully Baked Zito

Barry Zito has hit on a clever tactic to be left alone. In a GQ interview, he acknowledged that he was a Christian who enjoyed reading C.S. Lewis. His interviewer, Nathaniel Penn, gives what I think is an accurate recap … Continue reading

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Clubbing with Clive and the Inklings

Are you part of a club? Ever been apologetic or embarrassed by enjoying the company of like-minded souls in an environment where talking is the main activity? Tired of being pushed around by bottom-line types who question the wisdom of … Continue reading

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Wilfredo and the evolution of a sure thing

The following takes place between 1:47 AM and 1:55 AM EST inside The Bar on Giralda in Coral Gables on December 23rd.  An entertaining live band, The 540′s–the band [pictured] proved to be surprisingly good despite featuring an attorney as … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Effect and C.S. Lewis

On September 19th, 1931, after an intense conversation with J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis became a Christian. I humbly suggest that the Butterfly effect from that stage of his conversion — an earlier stage included a necessary pit-stop at Theism for … Continue reading

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Dreaming of G.K. Chesterton in a blue sweater

I’ve been trying to complete reading — I’ve mastered just starting the book — G.K. Chesterton’s book, Manalive for over a year. Also in the past year, I have been making great use of the Miami-Dade Public Library system. Whenever … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of a believer

Quick, what do you see in the photo to the right? Go ahead and click on it, I’ll wait. If you see the mid-section of a male who recently underwent successful bypass surgery, the good news is that you are … Continue reading

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God and imagination

The greatest Christian writers of the last century — C.S. Lewis [Chronicles of Narnia], G.K. Chesterton [The Ethics of Elfland, a chapter in Orthodoxy], and J.R.R. Tolkien [Lord of the Rings] — loved fairy tales. The reason is that those … Continue reading

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28th Anniversary of Ronald Reagan Quoting C.S. Lewis

I’m always a sucker for a good CS Lewis quote: The greatest evil is not done in those sordid dens of evil that Dickens loved to paint but is conceived and ordered (moved, seconded, carried, and minuted) in clear, carpeted, … Continue reading

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Now That’s a Bunch of Lard

My love of Cuban Bread can survive knowledge of it’s ingredients, but why can’t food products have a spoiler alert? We could call the anti-spoiler law the IZ Alert. The IZ Alert law would acknowledge the inherent limitations of potentially … Continue reading

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