Hildegard of Bingen
As I am reading more and more in Medieval and Renaissance history, I continue to have my pre-conceived ideas overturned. I am still reading (and re-reading) Thomas Cahill's "Mysteries...
Posted: June 22, 2017, 09:56 PM
The Suffering and Triumph of Boethius
I don't know why I missed this ancient Roman in my studies of history. But Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius is a fascinating character from the past who teaches us today. He's also...
Posted: June 28, 2017, 10:05 AM
Joan of Arc
As I am currently reading Helen Castor's book "Joan of Arc" I am struck by the wide variety of people whom God uses as He orchestrates history. Literary geniuses such as Boethius...
Posted: June 30, 2017, 07:40 AM
Tolkien, Lewis, Aeneas, and Paul
I have recently come across a discussion about the influence of certain ancient and medieval books upon C.S. Lewis.... particularly in relation to his conversion to Christ. Lewis loved rea...
Posted: June 30, 2017, 10:22 PM