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A Nordic post

Giuseppe Verdi vs Richard Wagner. It’s one of those weird fault lines, like the Beatles vs the Rolling Stones, or Dragon Quest vs Final Fantasy where you can only really like one side, because these cultural artifacts somehow correspond to … Continue reading

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The Tombs of Atuan

(Yes, I know I am really behind on my Shadow of the Torturer series, but I want to write about this while it is still fresh in my mind) I’ve mainly known Ursula K. Le Guin more for her science … Continue reading

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Soldier of the Mist

I’ve finally gotten around to Gene Wolfe’s Latro novels, being in the middle of the first one, Soldier of the Mist. For those who don’t know, the novel is set in Greece, 479 B.C. The narration is actually the journal … Continue reading

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So what are the liberal Christians up to these days?

One part of Theo Hobson’s vision of liberal Protestantism: The second pillar of the new liberal Christianity is a bit more surprising. For in the past, liberal Christianity has downplayed the ritual side of religion, often seeing it as a … Continue reading

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