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Day: October 16, 2012

Mythical Convictions

The dark, benighted ancients had somehow to explain the world they lived in. Since they couldn’t explain everything they saw within themselves or even outside themselves through simple material causes, they developed sophisticated mythologies, none richer and more continuously useful than the Greek (one evidence of this is that the Romans pretty well just adopted …

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Drunk on Words

Cover of Mind of the Maker When I returned home from last summer’s Circe Conference the first thing I did was pull out my old copy of The Mind of the Maker by Dorothy L. Sayers. I had not read that book in over 30 years which explains why I didn’t ‘get It’ at the …

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