Why Remain Catholic? Jean-Luc Marions Says because It’s Fun: The Commonness of the Real

David Russell Mosley Eastertide 28 May 2017 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, Thanks to Artur over at Cosmos the in Lost, I watched this short video with noted Catholic philosopher Jean-Luc Marion. While I’ve not read copious amounts of Marion’s work and nor have I agreed with everything I’ve read, I [Read More…]

The Scene from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince that always Makes Me Cry

David Russell Mosley Ordinary Time 9 August 2016 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, Yesterday I finished my annual re-read of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. This book does not usually rate high in terms of my favorites, not because of any deficiencies, it just isn’t one I normally think of. [Read More…]

Overcoming Evil with the Common and the Ordinary: Reflections on Harry Potter and G.K. Chesterton

David Russell Mosley Ordinary Time 2 August 2016 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, As you know, I have been reading my way through the Harry Potter series again this summer. I have just finished reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Initially, this book, with all its wizard angst [Read More…]