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New from Rabbit Room Press: Songs from the Silent Passage

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Songs from the Silent Passage is a new collection of essays by various members of the Chrysostom Society (Eugene Peterson, Matthew Dickerson, Luci Shaw, and more) which explores the breadth and depth of Walt Wangerin Jr, a writer who has wandered through a passage and returned with news of a far country. In celebration of release day, we’re excited to share with you an excerpt from Luci Shaw’s essay as well as an interview between Luci and fellow contributor Matthew Dickerson.

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artists & their spaces: Ella Mine

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In this installment of artists & their spaces, Ella Mine welcomes us into her current dining room studio. She walks us through her artistic process, the space she’s cultivated, and how her explorations in visual art are intertwined with musical creations.

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The Habit Podcast: Lancia E. Smith

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The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan Rogers talks with Lancia E. Smith, the founder of a quarterly online magazine called Cultivating and the Cultivating Project, a nurtured community of writers and artists committed to pursuing spiritual maturity and creative excellence.

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New Reading Group: Phantastes by George MacDonald

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What happens when a self-assured university student comes home as a “chivalric” English gentleman, ready to assume responsibility for his sisters and the family estate, but somehow wakes up the next morning as a stranger in Fairyland?

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Wingfeather Saga: Special Announcement

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Hear ye, all Wingfeather fans! Andrew Peterson and Chris Wall have a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT.

The God of the Garden: Pre-orders Now Open

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There’s a strong biblical connection between people and trees. They both come from dirt. They’re both told to bear fruit. In fact, arboreal language is so often applied to humans that it’s easy to miss, whether we’re talking about family trees, passing along our seed, cutting someone off like a branch, being rooted to a place, or bearing the fruit of the Spirit. It’s hard to deny that trees mean something, theologically speaking.

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The Habit Podcast: Janna Barber

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The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan Rogers talks with blogger, poet, and memoirist Janna Barber about her new book Hidden in Shadow: Tales of Grief, Lamentation, and Faith.

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artists & their spaces: Jamin Still

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In this second installment of “artists & their spaces,” Jamin Still takes us behind the curtain to show us his basement studio space where he paints, makes prints, packages and ships orders, and stores his equipment for shows. As a writer, he also uses the space for writing, editing, and storing his book inventory. He walks us through his workflow, his favorite parts of the space, and the challenges it brings.

Hutchmoot Podcast & Video: Recovery, Escape, & Consolation

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The Hutchmoot Podcast features some of our favorite sessions recorded at our annual conference which celebrates art, music, story, and faith in all their many intersections. Today, it is our pleasure to share a session led by Jonathan Rogers and Helena Sorensen called “Recovery, Escape, & Consolation: The Gifts of Fantasy” from 2020’s Hutchmoot: Homebound, in both video and audio form.

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Recovery, Escape, & Consolation: The Gifts of Fantasy

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Recovery, Escape, & Consolation: The Gifts of Fantasy
—Jonathan Rogers & Helena Sorensen

Tolkien and Chesterton both make cases for the necessity of fantasy literature. Here, Jonathan & Helena discuss three of Tolkien’s primary arguments.

The Habit Podcast: Stephen Roach

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The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan Rogers talks with Stephen Roach, host of the Makers and Mystics podcast, founder of The Breath & the Clay creative arts movement, and co-author (with Ned Bustard) of Naming the Animals: An Invitation to Creativity.

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The Habit Podcast: Rachel Pieh Jones

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The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan Rogers talks with Rachel Pieh Jones, author of Pillars: How Muslim Friends Led Me Closer to Jesus.

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