Articles & Chapters
Podcasts & Videos
George MacDonald Bio
Doctoral Thesis: ‘Rooted in all its story, more is meant than meets the ear’: a study of the relational and revelational nature of George MacDonald’s mythopoeic art
Book Review: The Door on Half-Bald Hill, by Helena Sorenson
Cultivating Apprehension: Beauty & Kids’ Lit
Curdie’s Intertextual Dialogue: Engaging Maurice, Arnold, and Isaiah
Deliver Us from Atrophy: on disconnection from the Written Word
Forward & Afterward to Romanian translation of Barfield’s “The Child & The Giant.”
Forward & Afterward to Romanian translation of MacDonald’s “The Golden Key.” (English translation here)
“George MacDonald (Biographic),” The Encylopedia of Christian Civilization
Musings, Forward, & Afterward to MacDonald’s The Golden Key
“Servant of All: Arthurian Peregrinations in Phantastes,” in The Inklings and King Arthur
Speaking Matrilineally (and especially of Uncle Mackintosh MacKay)
Tolkien’s Mythopoesis (original title: “Branches on the Tree of Tales: Tolkien and Mythopoesis,” attributed to “Kirstin Johnson.”)
“The Curdie Books, Please”: C. S. Lewis’ Co-creative Reading in That Hideous Strength
A Call to Childlikeness (part of the ‘Patheos Public Square’ series on “The Spirituality of Children.”)
Advent Meditation on George MacDonald's Christmas Hymn, “That Holy Thing”
At Home with Unicorns: Asserting our Christian Literary Heritage
Every Wrinkle Tells A Story: Celebrate or Eradicate? (part of the ‘Patheos Public Square’ series on “Faith and Aging.”)
Factual Myth, the Legend of Faith (part of the ‘Patheos Public Square’ series on “Myth, Imagination, Fairy Tales, and Fantasy. And Faith.”)
“‘Just the Time for Story-telling’: George MacDonald & a Christ-wise Imagination” Redux Magazine
Rooted Deep: Discovering the Literary Identity of Mythopoeic Fantasist George MacDonald.
“Sacred Story: MacDonald’s Use of Fiction.” in MacDonald Centenary Issue, Christian History & Biography.
“That Holy Thing: George MacDonald Advent reflection,” in The Grand Miracle: Daily Reflections for the Season of Agent. (2019)
“The Storyteller.” Article in “Seven Literary Sages,” Christian History.
“Unraveling Phantastes.” in MacDonald Centenary Issue, Christian History & Biography. (2005)
“What C.S. Lewis Learned from his ‘Master’,” article in “Seven Literary Sages,” Christian History Magazine
“David Jones: Introit Invitation” ArtWay Visual Meditation
“Tolkien at Christmas: Three Gift-giving Fathers” ArtWay Visual Meditation
“Awakening the Fools: Cecil Collins’ The Joy of the Fool” ArtWay Visual Meditation (in English and in Dutch)
“Leaping into the Liminal: Erica Grimm’s Only Say the Word” ArtWay Visual Meditation
“Life More Abundant: Emily Carr” ArtWay Visual Meditation
“Transformative Reception: Arcabas’ L’onction de Nard” ArtWay Visual Meditation
Once upon a Christmas, many years ago, my sister and I awoke to discover the horns snapped off of every single one of our unicorn sugar cookies...
My father gave me this page (in photo above) when I was about twelve. It is from a Lady’s Prayer Book, used for devotional reading, and was crafted in France...
If it were possible via the internet, I would begin this article by asking you to close your eyes and listen, as I read a short story called “An Epiphany Tale” by George McKay...