Of what importance are stories to the modern mind? Humans have entertained and enlightened one another for centuries using the power of words, relating true or fictional tales that promote […]
If you feel that education plays an important role in our current cultural, political, and religious climate, Jacob’s book provides a primer for seeing what really intelligent Christians have written under extremely difficult Christian circumstances. If we feel that we must ask for Christianity and education to renew their vows to teach other, we can take comfort in knowing that the precedent for those vows have been and that God providentially directed their steps.
Lang’s command of the pertinent learning research is so impressive and his approach to teaching so compelling, I left the book wondering where else the book’s principles could be deployed. More specifically, I wondered what the implications were for discipleship.
Amanda Platz Imagine waking up and finding a forest growing in your room. Imagine that the night before, you’d been visited by a fairy-like woman who tells you that you’re […]
Cheyenne Davis Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen is a novel, written after 1817, which depicts the story of a young girl namedCatherine Morland, who takes a life journey from childhood […]
Jahanna Bolding It’s a fact: humans are drawn to drama. And no, I don’t mean the kind of pointless school drama that centers on antagonizing prattle, but rather drama in […]
Chad Chisholm, CIFC Director Can an enchanted wardrobe also be for grownups? After all, the Narnia stories were intended for children. Further Up & Further In: Understanding Narnia is a […]
Cheyenne Davis The Sun and Her Flowers, written by Rupi Kaur, is a book of poetry compiled of emotional and relational poems dealing with heartbreak, abusive relationships, and healing. Throughout […]
Marshall Tankersley What makes a good allegory? Is it the ability to connect with its audience to communicate a truth or moral lesson? Is it how well the story takes […]
Lyssa Henry “the princess saves herself in this one” is a book full of beautifully written poetry depicting the struggles, challenges, and victories of its author, Amanda Lovelace. Lovelace exposes […]
Quinton Bent Written by Thi Bui, The Best We Could Do is an autobiography about the life of Thi Bui. This story opens up with the grueling and complex birth […]
Amanda Platz My ancestors certainly were not normal people. They believed in a male shapeshifter god who gave birth to an eight-legged horse, for starters. They also believed that this […]