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C.S. Lewis on the Importance of Reading Christian Classics

The moral and religious milieu of the West has for a long time been drifting away from biblical standards. The chasm has grown so large that it seems impassable, with many who claim to be Christian unable to articulate what the Bible actually says about major matters of faith and doctrine, much less able to identify the minor scriptural allusion I included in this sentence. 423 more words


Classic Literature: It’s not Just for School

With the whirlwind of snow days that have assailed us lately, it is fairly safe to assume that the student body of Loy Norrix has been driven mad with boredom. 499 more words


Russian literature and our complicated relationship

I love books and world they take me to.  I miss those times when I could just take a cup of tea, fall into cozy armchair  and transfer my mind to somewhere else. 241 more words


Science Sweet-Tooth: Charred Vesuvius Scroll Deciphered At Last

by Cake & Poison

Mount Vesuvius is one mean b*tch. The huge volcano, located in Naples, Italy, has erupted several times throughout history — but none of the… 825 more words

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S. T. Coleridge

Dejection: An Ode
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Late, late yestreen I saw the new Moon,

With the old Moon in her arms;
And I fear, I fear, my Master dear! 1,087 more words


Curriculum Review of Movie Lit: The Classics go to the Movies!

Step 1: Watch the Movie Together

My daughter is a sophomore this year and she does not like to read. When I started planning this year (last spring), I remembered curriculum someone had told me about several years ago, called Movie Lit. 336 more words


Winged Words

Dear everybody who might read this, be proud of me. Be very very proud of me. In fact, you can be proud of yourself too for knowing me and being vaguely associated with me. 762 more words