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Christ has trampled down death and "a new mode of being has arisen"

C.S. Lewis on the Resurrection

"a new mode of being has arisen in the universe" - C.S. Lewis on the Resurrection

. . . as a literary historian, I am perfectly convinced that whatever else the Gospels are they are not legends. I have read a great deal of legend and I am quite clear that they are not the same sort of thing. They are not artistic enough to be legends. From an imaginative point of view they Ire clumsy, they don’t work up to things properly. Most of the life of Jesus is totally unknown to us, as is the life of anyone else who lived at that time, and no people building up a legend would allow that to be so. Apart from bits of the Platonic dialogues, there are no conversations that I know of in ancient literature like the Fourth Gospel. There is nothing, even in modern literature, until about a hundred years ago when the realistic novel came into existence. In the story of the woman taken in adultery we are told Christ bent down and scribbled in the dust with His f…

Ed Pacht's Novel is Out

Read all about it here.

Price: $18.00
A fantasy loosely grounded in Medieval England concerning an order of friars based in a parallel world who are much involved in the social struggles of the time. There is an element of mystery involving time travel and the delivery of manuscripts to the author in various New England locations by a pair of friars from that alternate world.