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“Let us go a journey,” Quoth my soul to my mind, “Past the plains of darkness Is a house to find Where for my thirsting I shall have my fill, And from my torment I shall be still.” “Let us … Continue reading

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Interview with Sørina Higgins about Charles Williams

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It’s that time of year: ghost stories and the supernatural!

Sit in a half-darkened room and set loose your imagination. This is more than just a ghost story. This is Charles Williams!

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Ainulindalë: Angels, Demiurges, and the Making of Arda

Then Ilúvatar spoke, and he said: ‘Mighty are the Ainur, and mightiest among them is Melkor; but that he may know, and all the Ainur, that I am Ilúvatar, those things that ye have sung, I will show them forth, … Continue reading

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Myth, Allegory, Lord of the Rings, and Other Great Tolkien Stuff

Also visit Malcolm Guite’s blog. HT: Brenton Dickieson

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Ainulindalë: The Great Music and the Cacophony of Melkor

Eru teaches the Ainur his divine music and invites them to elaborate upon the theme, each according to his gifts and creativity. And so they sing, fashioning “the theme of Ilúvatar into a great music.” Their voices fill the halls … Continue reading

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Ainulindalë: The Secret of the Secret Fire

You cannot pass. I am a servant of the Secret Fire, wielder of the flame of Anor. You cannot pass. The dark fire will not avail you, flame of Udûn. Go back to the Shadow! You cannot pass. Gandalf’s confrontation … Continue reading

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