Monthly Archives: June 2011

Dear Friends, I just launched Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! With my prayers and blessings, Benedictus XVI — Vatican – news (@news_va_en) June 28, 2011 Sure, this does not strictly fall under the purvew of this blog, but … Continue reading

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RT @GalleyCat: Samuel L. Jackson narrates Go the F*** to Sleep audiobook; free download for limited time: — NPR Books (@nprbooks) June 14, 2011

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The Tremendous Necessity of Words

In her book The Magician’s Book, Laura Miller writes, One of the first stories I found both true and terribly sad is a chapter that comes in the middle of P.L. Travers’s Mary Poppins, an interlude devoted to the infant … Continue reading

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QOTD: Book Reviews

“Besides,” said Mr Norrell, “I really have no desire to write reviews of other people’s books. Modern publications upon magic are the most pernicious things in the world, full of misinformation and wrong opinions.” “Then sir, you may say so. … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light! Creation and Physics

Et vidit Deus lucem quod esset bona et divisit lucem ac tenebras. As a Catholic I feel no conflict between faith and science. I’m no more a fideist than I am a rationalist. So when someone says, “The universe was … Continue reading

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