Images from the Wild Goose Festival

I'm home from the Wild Goose Festival. What an amazing experience it was!Hopefully I'll find the time sometime soon to write about the experience. But in the meantime, here are a few photos to give you a glimpse of the experience. The first two photos I took using my iPhone; the other two are courtesy of conference attendee Christine M. Anderson. … [Read more...]

Celtic Wisdom… in Latvia!

Today I received a package of books from Alpha Press, who publish the "Complete Idiot's" guides. My Complete Idiot's Guide to Celtic Wisdom has been translated into Latvian!Amazon.com does not list the Latvian edition, so I can't provide a link to it on their website, but here is a link to a website in Latvia that carries the book: Ceļvedis ķeltu gudrībā.As of this writing, I have several copies that I'd be willing to sell to readers in the United States, so if you or someone you love spe … [Read more...]

Carmelite Review

In the Fall/Winter 2010 issue of Carmelite Review, Father Gregory Houck, O.Carm. had this to say about The Big Book of Christian Mysticism: When I was an undergraduate taking philosophy, my professor said to the class that most philosophers are not actually philosophers; rather, they are merely historians of philosophy. What he was saying is that there is a clear distinction between knowing content and practicing that content. Since then I have found that this same distinction can be applied to … [Read more...]

Booksigning at First Christian Church of Atlanta this Sunday!

If you live in or near Atlanta, I hope you'll come to a Reception and Booksigning for The Lion, The Mouse and the Dawn Treader this coming Sunday, January 30, 2011, at 12:15 PM at First Christian Church of Atlanta, 4532 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084. I'll be visiting with folks and signing books at the church where I taught the class that was the inspiration for this book. For more information, call 770.939.4358.Refreshments will be served, and I am told that the hospitality committee at … [Read more...]

Register now for the Evelyn Underhill Conference: February 19, 2011

Awakening in God's Love: Exploring the Christian Spirituality of Evelyn UnderhillSaturday, February 19, 2011 8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church 1790 LaVista Rd., Atlanta, GA 30329Acclaimed as one of the greatest spiritual writers of the twentieth century,  Evelyn Underhill recovered the rich heritage of Christian mysticism and interpreted it for ordinary people as the spiritual life -- life lived from the center, where one is anchored in God.In the year 2011, we … [Read more...]

Byron Borger reviews my Dawn Treader Book

The first review of The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader (or, at least, the first review to come to my attention) is in!It's by Byron Borger and was written for the blog of the Hearts & Minds Bookstore in Dallastown, PA. It's part of a long post he wrote called: C. S. Lewis: educational DVDs, books, devotional, Bible and other recent resources. As the title suggests, the post lists a gracious plenty of new and recent resources about the renowned apologist and Narnia-maker. Follow the … [Read more...]

Read an excerpt from my new book!

Paraclete Press, the publisher of my new book on the spiritual lessons from Narnia, has posted a generous excerpt from the book in PDF format online. Please take a moment to read it — and if you find it entertaining or useful, I hope you'll order a copy (or three) for yourself or to give away.Click here to read an excerpt of The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader.Click here to order The Lion, the Mouse and the Dawn Treader from Amazon.com. … [Read more...]


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