Tag: pre-modern worldview


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


"The Angel," chapter 3 of A Prayer for Owen Meany, is one example of the pattern of rebirth 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 living Tabby; after her...

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...