J. R. R. Tolkien among the Illiberals

August 31, 2022 Ben Reinhard 8

Great literature is, almost inevitably, a political affair. It could hardly be otherwise. Poetry, as Aristotle recognized long ago, plays with the universals of human experience — and man is a political animal. Thus the […]

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Extra, extra! News and views for May 18, 2022

May 18, 2022 CWR Staff 5

Tolkien and Chesterton – “J.R.R. Tolkien and G.K. Chesterton, two great champions of the modern fantasy genre, understood literary creation, and art in general, as somehow expressing God’s creativity in the world.” The Theology of […]

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Extra, extra! News and tidings, March 2, 2022

March 2, 2022 CWR Staff 2

Religious implications: “There are at least three clearly religious dimensions to this conflict that, so far, have largely been overlooked in most analysis.” With war in Ukraine, the global religious landscape is destined to shift […]