CBB Interview with Fr. Dwight Longenecker

PETE: Slubgrip Instructs and your previous book Gargoyle Code clearly borrow a page from C.S. Lewis’ renowned classic The Screwtape Letters. How much has C.S. Lewis’ work influenced you in your conversion and your life as Catholic priest since?FR. DWIGHT LONGENECKER: I think C.S.Lewis’ greatest influence on my life is his ability and passion for communicating the faith in a way that is intriguing and entertaining. In so many of his books he is willing to cut through all the intellectual mumbo … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – Slubgrip Instructs: Fifty Days with the Devil

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This week author Fr. Dwight Longenecker sponsors the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive one signed copy of his new book Slubgrip Instructs: Fifty Days with the Devil.(you can read my review here). I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST 3/06 with a winner being announced later that day. Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

CBB Review: Slubgrip Instructs: Fifty Days with the Devil

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In 2009 Fr. Dwight Longenecker first introduced readers to the diabolical Master Templar Slubgrip. In the book The Gargoyle Code: Lenten Letters between a Master Tempter and his diabolical Trainee, Slubgrip writes daily to his trainee devil Dogwart. He gave advice to Dogwart on how to tempt a young Catholic. The book is clearly a tip of the hat to C.S.Lewis’ classic The Screwtape Letters. If you enjoyed your first encounter with Slubgrip you will be pleased with Fr. Longenecker’s latest book Slu … [Read more...]

CBB Interview with Father Dwight Longenecker

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PETE: You have said Romance of Religion took you some 10 years to complete. Why so long and can you take us through the writing process involved?FATHER DWIGHT LONGENECKER: My writing process is usually pretty quick. I have an idea, then an outline, then I fulfill the outline. This time I got started, then I was interrupted with other life events and other writing projects. I was also unclear at the outline stage where exactly the book was going. As I began to do more work on myth and stories … [Read more...]

Weekly Giveaway – The Romance of Religion: Fighting for Goodness, Truth, and Beauty

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This week, Thomas Nelson Publishing has kindly agreed to sponsor the giveaway. One lucky winner will receive a copy of The Romance of Religion: Fighting for Goodness, Truth, and Beauty by Father Dwight Longenecker . Click here to read my review of this book. I use Rafflecopter to run my giveaways which makes it simple for you and me! Enter below. The contest starts at midnight tonight EST and will end 12AM EST Friday 3/14 with a winner being announced later that day. Good Luck!a Rafflecopter … [Read more...]

CBB Review – The Romance of Religion: Fighting for Goodness, Truth, and Beauty

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In The Romance of Religion: Fighting for Goodness, Truth, and Beauty; Father Dwight Longenecker takes the reader on a journey to discover their faith in ways that they may have never pondered before. Is faith for the romantic? The dreamer sees things in more than just black and white or the reality of solid objects they can see and touch. Yes...that is exactly what it takes to be an avid believer and Fr. Longenecker makes the case in this excellent book. Father takes on many aspects of religion … [Read more...]


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