Jesse James, Stardust, Away from Her, Zodiac, The Lives of Others, Outsourced, Into Great Silence… a roundtable discussion.

In the latest discussion at The Kindlings Muse, Dick Staub stirs up discussion of new releases, DVDs and "films everybody should see."I had the privilege of being at that round table, along with Jennie Spohr, film producer and producer of The Kindlings Muse, and Stefan Ulstein, professor of film at Northwest University and author of Growing Up Fundamentalist. … [Read more...]

The Kindlings Muse on Fairy Tales, L’Engle, Tolkien, Lewis, and “Auralia’s Colors”

Did you miss The Kindlings Muse on Monday night? Now you can listen in! The Kindlings podcast is here!From The Kindlings Muse site: Madeleine L'Engle, CS Lewis, JRR Tolkien each embraced the Christian faith and found in their imaginative fantasy a way to explore and understand it.Yet to this day, some Christians see no place for fantasy literature. Tonight's subject is Fantasy & Myth: Christian Contributions & Consumption.We explore the subject with author & film critic … [Read more...]

Fantasy and Myth at a Seattle Brewery

Would you like an evening with...-great ale-good company-and a lot of stimulating discussion about the power of fairy tales and myth?Would you like to gather with kindred spirits (and some rather tasty spirits... of the beverage kind) to toast the career of Madeleine L'Engle? … [Read more...]

What happens when four Christians talk about movies in a bar?

The Kindlings Muse ... it's the Oscar party you missed! … [Read more...]

Dick Staub on “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Amazing Grace”

When I first met Dick Staub, he was a Christian radio talk-show host who knew how to perform compelling, gracious, unpredictable interviews.Then I got hooked on his blog, where he ponders the state of Christianity and culture... Staublog.Then he went off to start a whole new venture... The Kindlings Muse... leading conversations about faith, culture, politics, theology, and art, in the public forum of Hale's Pub and Brewery in Seattle, Washington. And his new book is called The … [Read more...]


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