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Re-imagining the Possibilities

I am about to make a broad and sweeping generalization, but I believe it to be true: The failure of modern living is the failure of the imagination. The root meaning of the word imagine is “to picture to oneself.” In other words, when we imagine, we create an inner picture of something not visible […]

Hunting Down Harry Potter: An Exploration of Religious Concerns about Children’s Literature

“Call him Voldemort, Harry. Always use the proper name for things. Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.” (Dumbledore, Hogwarts headmaster, page 298, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) “For I was my father’s son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. He taught me also, and said unto […]