Ireland/Britain 1998 day 24: Edinburgh


I spent Friday the 13th of February 1998 appropriately enough in the capital city of the macabre nation of Scotland. I got the sense originally that Scots were obsessed with stories of doom, gloom, and the dead among us on my Loch Ness tour and it was only reinforced by the FREE two-hour walking tour…

Book Review: God’s Library by Joe Parocki


The thin volume of God’s Library: A Catholic Introduction to the World’s Greatest Book by Joe Parocki is a very basic overview to starting one’s own study of the Bible.  If you have any experience at all with the Bible you can probably skip the first 2-3 chapters although these would be great to reccomend…

Book Review: The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis


I’ve read several books by C.S. Lewis before – Mere Christianity, The Four Loves, The Screwtape Letters, and The Chronicles of Narnia — and found him a talented writer good at gently guiding the reader through Christian theology.  The Great Divorce (1945) is a work similar to The Screwtape Letters in which Lewis uses a…