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Joshua Gibbs

Joshua Gibbs teaches online classes at He is the author of How To Be Unlucky, Something They Will Not Forget, and Blasphemers. His wife is generous and his children are funny.

Pagans First.

“…a god of purity and brightness and the clarity of perfect form, the most radiant and visible of all that is divine, but also a god always more distant, more hidden, whose arrows fly from farther and ever farther away; the shining one, the lord of poetry and song and prophecy, but also the god …

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The Transcendental Aspects Of God As Children.

The first two chapters of Shelley’s Frankenstein describe the lives of three young children in Geneva: “I [the narrator Victor] was…deeply smitten with the thirst for knowledge.” “[Elizabeth] busied herself with the aerial creations of the poets and in the majestic and wondrous scenes which surrounded our Swiss home…” “…Clerval occupied himself…with the moral relations …

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I. On Sunday afternoon, I drink a French press and put on Bill Evans or Django Reinhardt while meandering through the forest-clearing, four pound Sunday edition of the New York Times. On the sofa, my wife and I read the paper while our children take a nap, which is an hour if we’re lucky. So …

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