June 9, 2017

David Russell Mosley Eastertide 9 June 2017 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, Two nights ago, after a long and hard day, I sat outside with my pipe and my computer under the stars. I’ve been slowly doing some work on Medieval cosmology, which will hopefully pick up if my paper proposal is accepted. Because of this, my night under the stars took on a different flare. Lewis in The Discarded Image recommends that one must take… Read more

June 8, 2017

Becoming Catholic certainly hasn’t made me perfect. But I finally feel at peace, at home. But there’s one phrase, one description of myself that I truly dislike, that I cannot get on board with: I am not a Catholic convert. Read more

June 1, 2017

It can almost hurt, to watch Randall and William and know that this will never be my story. Read more

May 28, 2017

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 loved his statements in this video. Marion’s reason for remaining Catholic is, in short, because it is true. But he gives evidence for it by… Read more

May 24, 2017

David Russell Mosley Eastertide 24 May 2017 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, Today at Mass I was struck by the responsorial psalm. It was Psalm 148 and the response was “Heaven and Earth are full of Your Glory” (capitalizations are mostly mine). Today, for reasons as yet unknown to me, hearing that refrain, taken from Isaiah 6.3, and especially hearing in the context of the cosmos praising God put in mind of the immaculate conception. For… Read more

May 17, 2017

Towards the end of college and into grad school I became enamoured, infatuated really, with Irish Christianity. Read more

May 9, 2017

David Russell Mosley Eastertide 9 May 2017 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, A few weeks ago, after I created a separate Facebook page for my book, On the Edges of Elfland, an old friend and fellow Nottingham alum (sort of), contacted me for an interview on his new podcast. I said yes, of course, and part I of that interview is now up on the Forging Ploughshares Podcast. In both parts you’ll hear us talk about… Read more

May 6, 2017

One of the reasons I became Catholic is precisely because Catholicism recognizes that physical, material reality is not only important, but good. Read more

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