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Names are Important

I planned on sharing Madeleine L’Engle’s Glimpse of Grace “Named, Not Numbered” on March 4th, the day I read it, but was unable to find the time. It turns out that it’s just as well since, at that point, I had not yet read something that ties in nicely. Last week, Jack got a gift from his cousin: The Chronicles of Prydain boxed…

Rhetoric and Truth

A few months ago, How to Win an Argument by Marcus Tullius Cicero (selected, edited, and translated by James M. May) caught my eye. I started reading it this week. So far, so good. May has done a good job of making what-I-was-concerned-would-be-lofty ideas very accessible. Cicero’s words are broken up into sections consisting of a paragraph or two from…