But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Tuesday, 05 June 2018 15:10

A Welcomed Eucatastrophe

Written by Jason G. Duesing

In 1938, J. R. R. Tolkien published a landmark essay, perhaps his most foundational, “On Fairy-Stories.”[1] In it, while seeking to defend the goodness of Happy Endings, he coined the term “eucatastrophe.”  A eucatastrophe is built from catastrophe—literally...

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