Tag Archives: George MacDonald

The Salvation of Lilith

I scrambled to find the right words. How to explain to my old friend Frederica Mathewes-Green the theme of George MacDonald’s great fantasy novel Lilith? But the words would not come. Well, perhaps that’s not quite true. Words came, but … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Vision of George MacDonald

In his recent Notre Dame lecture on creatio ex nihilo and apokatastasis, David B. Hart mention those Church Fathers he regarded as the best guides to the interpretation of Holy Scripture regarding the Last Things—St Gregory of Nyssa, Origen, St … Continue reading

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Thomas Talbott: The Inescapable Love of God (part 8)

2) “Even if such an idea [i.e., the idea of someone freely rejecting God forever] were perfectly coherent, a loving God could never permit his loved ones to make such a choice, because he would never permit them to do … Continue reading

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“The Golden Key” by George MacDonald

I read “The Golden Key” in October while on holiday in the Smoky Mountains.  I thought that I would write a short blog article on it when I returned home but found it difficult to put my thoughts and feelings … Continue reading

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Thomas Wingfold, Curate: Faith and Atheism in George MacDonald

I do not know how to review the novel Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald. If I were to assess it as I would any other work of realistic fiction, I could only give it two stars out of a … Continue reading

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