We treat the minutes of our day much like we treat the dollars in our pocket, considering how we might spend what we mistake to be ours. Continue reading How Does the Bible Talk about Time?
Like any good book, this book seeks to discover and reveal truth about humanity. But this quest is such a priority for this novel that even its characters pursue it. Continue reading The Novel, Human Experience, and God’s Good News
What does Knausgaard do that is so significant? I shall try to answer this here. Continue reading “Perhaps the Most Significant Literary Enterprise of Our Times”
Woolf wrote great works, plain and simple. Among many other things, she wrote two novels that you should know and one famous essay/speech. Continue reading Why Read Virginia Woolf?
Is there such a thing as non-narcissistic writing? The literary enterprise is an experiment in marketable solipsism. Even for the most humble of writers: what’s more self-centered than believing others’ heads need to be filled with your words? Continue reading One Fall With Two Autumns
Some people say that good literature is “real” or “realist.” These words are overused. The problem here was never so simply Realism vs. Romanticism, for there exist very real people live very romantic lives, but perhaps cleanliness vs. messiness. Continue reading Flannery O’Connor, Conflict, and Un-Sentimental Fiction