Category Archives: Faith

The Lonely Pilgrim’s Regress

One of the best parts of C. S. Lewis’s The Pilgrim’s Regress is the afterword to the book’s third edition.  The book, the first Lewis wrote after his conversion to Christianity, is a fantastical retelling of his journey to the … Continue reading

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A Rule for Embracing, Resisting, and Attending

My first week of spring break is quietly and quickly coming to an end.  And while I haven’t gotten as much done as I’d hoped, I have been able to do some quality reading.  This afternoon, I finished Justin Whitmel … Continue reading

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Memory and the Season

Hans Boersma, whose Heavenly Participation I hope to write through over the next week or so, just had a short piece published over at First Things.  While it is tied to the season of Lent, it definitely has implications for … Continue reading

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The Journey of Lent

One last Lent-specific post for the week.  From a recent essay from the folks at Public Discourse: In important ways, both the story of Jesus’ tempting by Satan and the season of Lent evoke the traditional Christian practice of pilgrimage. Pilgrimages … Continue reading

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The Hunger and the Hope

This past Sunday I found myself really wanting to watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  While I enjoyed it as a theatrical release, it hasn’t really aged well on the home-player.  Something about the whole Canto Bight subplot is just … Continue reading

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Lent and the Unintentional Hermit

For some time now I’ve been meaning to post this quote from the  beginning of Leah Libresco’s Building the Benedict Option: I’ve never felt called to imitate Saint Simeon Stylites.  I’ve never sensed God calling me to build a pillar … Continue reading

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Preparing for Lent

The season of Lent begins this week.  It’s also one of the craziest weeks of the school year for me, which is a way of saying that there’s a good chance my mind won’t be too much on Lent.  Beyond … Continue reading

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