Julian of Norwich

A book review of ‘The complete Julian‘. A modern translation of all the writings of Julian of Norwich. Reading this book is a bit like having a mystical experience. Julian describes the visions that she has had in such a natural and realistic way that it feels as if I could watch over her shoulder […]

The Life of Moses

A book review on: The life of Moses, by Gregory of Nyssa We were introduced to this book in the Christian Classics Study Group, where we read small parts of this book. Since then I read the whole book, and below is my review, originally posted on Goodreads. This was very interesting and enjoyable to […]

You, child

And you, child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare his way, to give his people knowledge of salvation by the forgiveness of all their sins. Luke 1:76-79   No human being can pay full attention to the words that he or she is […]

Conforming my soul to reality

In the last Christian Classics meeting, we discussed the book ‘The Abolition of Man’ by C.S.Lewis. There was one paragraph that struck me especially, he was writing about the dangers of modern genetics, and wrote: There is something which unites magic and applied science while separating both from the wisdom of earlier ages. For the […]

God waits

At the last meeting with the Christian Classics study group, I had some really nice conversations over dinner, and when I thought back on them, I realized that many of them seemed to revolve around the theme of waiting. Waiting before offering unwanted advice, waiting for Godot (that’s a strange play, about some people that […]