The dangers of novel-reading

Although the value of ‘reading for pleasure' has become part and parcel of contemporary reading culture, this highly proselytized past-time, to children and adults alike, was not always considered so salient. In fact, in the late 18th and 19th centuries - as the novel proliferated - numerous people and groups sought to repress these rising... Continue Reading →

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Six Reasons I’m Glad I’m Not a Victorian Woman

A few years before I met my husband, I was sitting in a coffee shop with another single female friend while we lamented over our despairing "singlehood." We were both discussing how complicated the "dating world" can be, especially from a more traditional Christian perspective. In a progressively changing world, the older traditions from our parents and... Continue Reading →

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