Archive for the ‘Online’ Category

A call for MacDonald researchers and bloggers to contribute reflections on “The Light Princess” for Christine Chettle and Christi Williams’s digital storytelling project, “Subverting Laughter”:


The aim is to explore how MacDonald’s theories of the imagination and of storytelling might transfer to a modern context, and the project will combine visual image and reflective blogging to encourage new appreciations of MacDonald’s text.


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Great to see this (https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/campolo-george-macdonald/id191995877?i=124936106&mt=2) podcast by Tony Campolo about George MacDonald. Only 25 minutes but covers a lot of ground and captures the heart of the man without avoiding the issues.

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Noticed that there are selected readings from four of George MacDonald’s Unspoken Sermons as a free download on iTunes U from Seattle Pacific University. They are The Cause of Spiritual Stupidity, Love thy Neighbour, The Eloi and The Consuming Fire. Just search for George MacDonald and they should come up.

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There are two lectures on GM by Larry Fink on the iTunes University. Christian Mythmaker: His Works and Themes and Pictorial Biography. The easiest way to find them is to search for Summit 2010 – the ones you are looking for are numbers 60 and 125. Thanks to Caleb Morris on the Wingfold Email List for this.

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Our New Blog

This blog is for everyone who values the ideas and writings of George MacDonald. Through it we intend to give notice of upcoming events, reviews and general ruminations on this fascinating, but often misunderstood writer. George MacDonald appeals to a wide spectrum of people and that diversity will be reflected here. Please feel free to add your own comments to the posts.

Published under the auspices of the George MacDonald Society it will also include ‘notices’ from the George MacDonald WWW Page (www.george-macdonald.com) and will hopefully become the the first port of call for news in the ‘macdonaldsphere’.

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