Archive: Aug 2014



Light Eternal in London

By Sarah Clarkson

A little over a week ago, my brother Joel and I forayed out into the darkling streets of nine o’clock London to catch a late concert at Royal Albert Hall. Read More ›

The Year of the Boss

By Russ Ramsey

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.” —Jesus of Nazareth

Several years ago I decided that I was going to give Paul Simon my undivided attention. For reasons I Read More ›

A Superstition Transformed

By Shannon McDermott

[Editor’s note: Say hello to Shannon McDermott. She wrote this piece after reading the Wingfeather Saga and she’s agreed to let us use it here as a guest post. Thanks, Shannon.] Read More ›

Comic Parenting Guilt

By David Michael Bruno

The inaugural Hutchmoot in 2010 was something else. All the speakers were amazing. Walter Wangerin, Jr. was masterful. Months later, Wangerin visited San Diego to see the premier of the Lamb’s Players Theatre production of his The Book of the Dun Cow. Chauntecleer and Cockatrice battled it out above the stage suspended by theatrical wires. It was awesome. Read More ›

The Inevitable Plot Line

By Heidi Johnston

Sometimes, in a particular season of life, a passage or book of the Bible can grab hold of you and wrap its words around your soul. For me that book is Deuteronomy. For several years now it has been a faithful Read More ›

Rabbit Room Press Announces: The World According to Narnia

By Pete Peterson

The fall of 2005 was a big time for the Time Warner media empire. On the movie side of things, they put out the Dukes of Hazzard. Time Warner Book Group, meanwhile, was publishing Jonathan Rogers’ book, Read More ›

Breath for the Bones: The Wisdom of Luci Shaw

By Andrew Peterson

Madeline L’Engle’s Walking on Water was the first book I ever read that explored the role of the Christian in the arts. For me, it was a game changer. Not only did it rearrange my thinking about what I felt called to, it affirmed Read More ›

Rabbit Room Interview: Jill Phillips

By Matt Conner

[Editor’s note: Jill Phillips has been working on a new album. So, “Matt Conner,” I said, “get you gone and find out what she’s up to.” Thus did he sally forth, and thus with this interview did he return. I have no idea why I’m talking this way.] Read More ›

Song of the Week: “Canaan Bound (Live)”

By Matt Conner

Andrew Peterson, our faithful Proprietor, is hard at work on a special “best of” collection, re-recording Read More ›

O, Cavalier

By Lanier Ivester

Today marks yet another important date: it is the 100th birthday of Sheldon Vanauken, author of my favorite book of all time, A Severe MercyHaving honored dear Davy with a sonnet on her illustrious centennial, Read More ›