Tag: pre-modern worldview


“A Prayer for Owen Meany” — “The Angel”


Before I get into chapter 3 in A Prayer for Owen Meany, I wanted to point out the pattern of rebirth that is built into the structure of the novel. Tabitha Wheelwright’s death is recounted in the first chapter, but in the following chapters we meet and get to know the...

The Evening Sky


  Calvin of Calvin and Hobbes, once said, "If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I bet they'd live a lot differently." It wasn't that long ago when people did sit outside and look at the stars each night.  This is certainty one of the reasons why anyone...