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The One Constant Element (According to John Galsworthy)

About a month ago, we posted a reflection on a stunning illustration of saving grace that occurs in John Galsworthy’s The Forsyte Saga. Those who attended this past weekend’s conference in Charlottesville know that Galsworthy won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932 “for his distinguished art of narration which takes its highest form in […]

Falling Paintings, Infallible Instincts, and Atoning Sacrifices in The Forsyte Saga

As we’re finding out, sometimes late in the game, fiction can shed light on the Gospel in fresh ways, sometimes ways so fresh they almost seem more persuasive than straight theology. An example of this is the denouement of John Galsworthy’s famous series of novels that is entitled The Forsyte Saga, the last section of […]

PZ’s Podcast: In the event of

EPISODE 115: In the event of “What makes the melon ball bounce?” (That’s a Madison Avenue jingle, direct from the actual historic world that Mad Men is supposed to inhabit, which was produced by Raymond Scott in 1963 for Sprite.) But it’s just a starter for the real question: What makes you bounce? What gives […]