Happy Elizabeth Goudge Day!

Though her life may have been modest and quiet, Elizabeth Goudge’s writings are far from that. In boldness, hope, and vividness her novels paint pictures of normal people who struggle with conflicts that we too battle on a daily basis. Goudge’s flowing writing and wise insights spattered throughout her books are like gold nuggets for her … Continue reading Happy Elizabeth Goudge Day!

The Glory of the Cross – Resurrection

In the spirit of the Easter holiday, we have been sharing quotes from our new release The Glory of the Cross by James Philip that reflect on the major stages of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Visit our previous posts—The Last Supper & Gethsemane, Reflections for Good Friday, and In the Tomb—for sneak peeks into this … Continue reading The Glory of the Cross – Resurrection

The Glory of the Cross – In the Tomb

In the spirit of the Easter holiday, we’ll be sharing quotes from our new release The Glory of the Cross by James Philip that reflect on the major stages of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Visit our previous posts—The Last Supper & Gethsemane and Reflections for Good Friday—for sneak peeks into this intellectual and moving book, … Continue reading The Glory of the Cross – In the Tomb

The Glory of the Cross – The Last Supper & Gethsemane

In the spirit of the Easter holiday, we’ll be sharing quotes from our new release The Glory of the Cross by James Philip that reflect on the major stages of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Visit Hendrickson’s blog every day this weekend for more sneak peeks into this intellectual and moving book, as well as thoughtful passages to … Continue reading The Glory of the Cross – The Last Supper & Gethsemane

10 Things to Do When Your Kid Gets Accepted into College

by Michele Howe, Author of Empty Nest, What's Next? Celebrate. Take some time to reminisce about the last eighteen years and how you raised a child that is prepared to enter the wider world without your daily presence. Give thanks to God for the opportunities your child will get to experience “flying solo” during their … Continue reading 10 Things to Do When Your Kid Gets Accepted into College

Review: Reflecting the Eternal

25578619Marsha Daigle-Williamson is Professor Emerita at Spring Arbor University where she taught English for over two decades and won numerous teaching awards. Daigle-Williamson has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She has served as translator for the Preacher to the Papal Household and has translated sixteen books from Italian as well as published dozens of articles and reviews. She has also presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies eight times over the past decade and has been a prominent member of The Dante Society of America for over fifteen years. Most recently, Daigle-Williamson has published a captivating examination into the fiction literature of the beloved C. S. Lewis and his dependence upon the medieval mind of Dante degli Alighieri.

Reflecting the Eternal: Dante’s Divine Comedy in the Novels of C. S. Lewisappropriately opens by building a framework for the reader to rightly recognize Lewis’s permissible usage of…

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Reflecting the Eternal Finds its Way into C.S. Lewis’s Library

Visitors to the Kilns library in Oxford can now enjoy a cup of tea in C.S. Lewis's former home while reading Marsha Daigle-Williamson's Reflecting the Eternal. Daigle-Williamson's book shows how Lewis uses Dante's Divine Comedy as his primary narrative model in his most famous novels. Dr. Bethany Sollereder, who manages the library for C.S. Lewis's … Continue reading Reflecting the Eternal Finds its Way into C.S. Lewis’s Library

Review: Jesus and the Remains of His Day

A wonderful review of Jesus and the Remains of His Day

707054_1_ftcJesus and the Remains of His Day: Studies in Jesus and the Evidence of Material Cultureby Craig A. Evans is a captivating collection of up-to-date essays on a number of archaeological discoveries related to the earthly ministry of Jesus of Nazareth. In this book, Evans helpfully exposes the misuse of archaeology in relation to claims about Jesus and early Christianity, and rightly seeks to demonstrate the usefulness of archaeology within the discipline of biblical studies. Evans is an accomplished scholar and his work here is consistently well-documented and easy to read—the latter being one of the most surprising aspects of the book given the typical flavor of similar works.

Jesus and the Remains of His Day begins with an excellent discussion surrounding some of the most recent archaeological work at Bethsaida and Magdala. The reader will find the discussion both engaging and enlightening, and it sets the stage well…

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Reflecting Eternal Light: Eyes to See in Pilgrim’s Regress

By Carl Nellis, Editor Marsha Daigle-Williamson’s Reflecting the Eternal: Dante’s Divine Comedy in the Novels of C.S. Lewis, now available, traces the relationship between C.S. Lewis and Dante’s Divine Comedy. This is the third post in our series of excerpts from Dr. Daigle-Williamson’s book that show Lewis imitating and adapting Dante’s images and metaphors of … Continue reading Reflecting Eternal Light: Eyes to See in Pilgrim’s Regress

Reflecting Eternal Light: C.S. Lewis and the Role of the Author

By Carl Nellis, Editor Marsha Daigle-Williamson’s Reflecting the Eternal: Dante’s Divine Comedy in the Novels of C.S. Lewis, available now, traces the relationship between C.S. Lewis and Dante’s Divine Comedy. This short excerpt comes from the book’s first chapter, “Lewis, Dante, and Literary Predecessors.” Dr. Daigle-Williamson illuminates the context in which Lewis understood Dante’s work, … Continue reading Reflecting Eternal Light: C.S. Lewis and the Role of the Author