Posts Tagged ‘Ben Jonson’

Last night my wife and I watched the 1995 film adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel, Sense and Sensibility.  Emma Thompson’s screenplay won her an Oscar.  Sense and Sensibility is the third Jane Austen novel that I have read (My wife has read them all.), and, while good, literarily, and especially stylistically, it comes in a distant second to Pride and Prejudice.

To prefer Pride and Prejudice to Sense and Sensibility is no surprise, but I would like to make the bold and daring assertion that the movie version of the latter is better than the novel. Read the rest of this entry »

One of the richest treasures of the Christian church and actually for Western civilization is the poetry written about the birth of Christ and the doctrine of the Incarnation it points to.  I thought that it would be interesting and, I hope, inspiring to share some of these poems during the upcoming days. Read the rest of this entry »

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