What Do Charles Schultz, C.S. Lewis, Bach, Beethoven, Rembrandt and You Have in Common?

By Eugene C. Scott What do Charles Schultz, Beethoven, J.R.R. Tolkein, Johann Sebastian Bach, Rembrandt, Charles Dickens, Georg Handel, Annie Dillard, Graham Greene, Michelangelo and C.S. Lewis have in common? No, they are not all dearly departed. Author Annie Dillard...

Seen Any Burning Bushes Lately?

By Eugene C. Scott The desert had grown comfortable for Moses. After forty years of caring for Jethro’s sheep, he knew every bush and watering hole as well as he knew the seams and stitches of his old camel-hair robe. When he first arrived in Midian, a fugitive from...

Harry Potter and the Church Part I

By Eugene C. Scott [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zKidngYrdg] Like J. K. Rowling’s wonderfully weird invention of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Jelly Beans, her Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and God’s equally wonderful and weird church are...

What if "The Hunger Games" Were True? A Book Review

By Eugene C. Scott What if? “What if” is frequently the central question submerged in good fiction. C.S. Lewis asked, what if a Christ figure came into a completely different world from the one we know? In answer to his question, Lewis invented Aslan the Lion and...

W.W.H.P.D?: What Would Harry Potter Do?

By Eugene C. Scott [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oifNdCEvw4] Of all the battles Harry Potter faces, one is paramount. Not his conflict with Draco Malfoy, Professor Snape, the Dementors, the sweetly evil Dolores Umbridge, not even with Him-Who...

Solving Life's Problems through Slogans

By Eugene C. Scott [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sm3OhpIMfU] We are enamored with slogans. If it can’t be said in three to seven words, seems it ain’t worth saying. Take for example the saying, “Everything happens for a reason.” This saying is usually...