I love reading fairy-tales and fantasy. That’s probably become evident from the very first devotion looking at creativity according to Milbank. There is a good chance that part of my love of these stories from the Perilous Realm, as Tolkien calls it, comes from my upbringing.
Scholar’s Compass: The Fantastic and the Real
David Russell Mosley continues a three part series exploring how human creativity participates in God’s creativity.
Scholar’s Compass: Sir Gawain Seeks Christmas
One of my favourite Medieval, Middle-English poems (if you don’t have one you really should), is Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. It begins at a Christmas feast in King Arthur’s court. All are feasting and laughing when suddenly a giant of a man comes riding into the hall where the courtiers are feasting.