Saturday, March 24, 2018

Saturday Good Reads

Margaret Atwood is a celebrated Canadian writer, the author of The Handmaid’s Tale (and many other works) that’s helped inspire many women’s protests and marches. Her liberal credentials seem impeccable. So, guess who became the target of progressive activists, and simply because she defended the truth? Jonathan Kay has the story at Quillette.

Religious freedom matters, says Dr. Art Lindley, because political and economic freedom can’t survive without it. And he goes beyond that to say religious, economic, and political freedom are grounded in Biblical principles.

Spitalfields Life takes a walk through Spitalfields Market. On our trip to London last fall, we did, too, and got to see a side of London that tourists rarely venture to.

A story of a young woman who escaped the Japanese army’s Rape of Nanjing in 1937, a case for discovering old movies, seven steps to becoming an awesome poet, and more.

Writing and Literature

Ranking Shakespeare's Plays as Crime Fiction – Dwyer Murphy at CrimeReads.

The Glory of Permanent Words – Samul James at Letters & Liturgy.


Put it to the test – Jeff Selph at Selph Promotion.

Why Christians Should Rediscover Old Movies – Barton Gingerich at Letters & Liturgy.

Gray Hair Belongs on the Front Lines – David Gunderson at The Gospel Coalition.

The quaint concept of self-denial – David Rupert at Red-Letter Believers.

When Did Evangelical Christianity Begin? – Thomas Kidd at The Gospel Coalition.


7 Steps to Becoming an Awesome Poet – Mary Harwell Sayler at The Poetry Editor.

Decay – Tim Good.

Raincoat – Megan Willome.

Life and Culture

Why They Hate Margaret Atwood – Jonathan Kay at Quillette.

Trafficking in Fear – Christiana Peterson at Image Journal.

Not Religious? Here’s Why Religious Freedom Still Matters – Dr. Art Lindley at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics.

The Fall of Nanjing as My Grandmother Lived It – David Chen at The Atlantic.

Art and Photography

Death Valley Hang-over – Daniel Peters.

British Stuff

A Walk Through Spitalfields Market – Spitalfields Life.

Kentucky All-State Choir Sings the National Anthem - 2018

Painting: Interior Scene with Man Reading, oil on canvas by William Sommer (1898).

1 comment:

Mary Sayler said...

Thanks, Glynn, for posting my post on poetry. (Alliterative play intended.)