Tag Archives: eucatastrophe

The Road To Heaven Runs Through Miles Of Clouded Hell

The difference between a melodrama and a tragedy, at least as literary critics see it, is the ending. When we look at the course of our lives, it is helpful to examine the course of our lives from beginning to … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Journey

There is a lot of insight that one can gain from skillful entertainment. The vivid portrayal of a fictional world can often cast shadows and implications on our own world. After all, those of us who are creative individuals, especially … Continue reading

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Catastrophe and Eucatastrophe

J.R.R. Tolkien, the justly famous British scholar and fantasy author, invented the term eucatastrophe to refer to the redemption present in the greatest stories of humanity as well as the Gospel.  A eucatastrophe is a happy ending that honestly faces … Continue reading

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