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  1. Sense and Sensibility

    August 16, 2017 4:48 am Leave a Comment

    What are two sisters of uncertain fortunes to do when the death of their father exiles their family to live in the countryside of southwestern England? Why, fall in love, of course! Through her deft unraveling of the dramatically different romantic fates of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, Jane Austen displays… Read more »

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  2. We'll Never Tell Them

    We’ll Never Tell Them

    July 28, 2015 8:13 pm 1 Comment

    Kristjana, a nurse in England, flees twenty-first-century London in order to avoid a decision about her future. While attending a dying man in a Jerusalem hospital, she escapes into another woman’s past and discovers there the courage to embrace her own destiny. Through his vivid storytelling, Kristjana’s cancer patient, Leo… Read more »

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    Chesterton in Love

    February 11, 2015 5:39 pm 4 Comments

    St. Valentine’s Day is coming up, and thoughts of love are in the air. Now, he may not be the first figure to spring to mind when thinking of romance, but here he is anyway: G.K. Chesterton. He was an incurable romantic, and spent years of his life wooing his… Read more »

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  4. Roger Thomas

    Love as Magic vs. Love as the Center of Life

    February 9, 2015 1:53 pm 3 Comments

    It doesn’t take much perception to see that in modern culture, romantic love is considered magic. Not merely “magical”, in the sense of a pleasant poetic attribute of a relationship, but actual magic, in the full sense that any true magician ever used the term. This is never articulated in… Read more »

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  5. The Freshest Love Story This Season Isn’t a Romance

    October 29, 2014 11:52 am 4 Comments

    In the wake of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, there has been a renewed interest in talking about marriage and family—especially marriages and families that are in irregular situations. In Roger Thomas’s new novel, The Accidental Marriage, he traces a coupling that follows a highly irregular path. Scott and Megan… Read more »

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    The Accidental Marriage

    August 21, 2014 2:32 pm Leave a Comment

    What does heroism look like? When does friendship become too costly? Do we ever truly touch one another, or are we doomed to walk alone forever? Can love survive trials, or does it inevitably wither and die? The Accidental Marriage is a contemporary story that explores these questions through vibrant, sympathetic characters… Read more »

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  7. Wuthering Heights

    July 22, 2013 12:41 pm Comments Off on Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights is one of the classic novels of nineteenth century romanticism. As a major work of modern literature it retains its controversial status. What was Emily Brontë’s intention? Were her intentions iconoclastic? Were they feminist? Were they Christian or post-Christian? Who are the heroes and the villains in this… Read more »

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  8. Mansfield Park

    July 22, 2013 12:33 pm Comments Off on Mansfield Park

    In all things, Jane Austen was a woman of faith. Perhaps nowhere is this more apparent than in Mansfield Park, her most neglected, abused, and misunderstood novel. Like Austen’s other novels, it can be fully appreciated only when illuminated by the virtuous life and Christian beliefs of the author herself…. Read more »

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  9. Pride and Prejudice

    July 22, 2013 12:28 pm Comments Off on Pride and Prejudice

    Jane Austen is arguably the finest female novelist who ever lived and Pride and Prejudice is arguably the finest, and is certainly the most popular, of her novels. An undoubted classic of world literature, its profound Christian morality is all too often missed or wilfully overlooked by today’s (post)modern critics…. Read more »

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    Fire of Love

    July 15, 2013 2:42 am Leave a Comment

    Born into an upper class family in Castile, Spain, Gonzalo de Yepes had good prospects—that is, until his father was ruined in a speculative venture. After his father died a pauper, Gonzalo was welcomed into the home of a rich uncle, who intended him to marry one of his younger… Read more »

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