The Hour of Temptation

This illustrates one of the final episodes in the last chapter of the first book of the famous trilogy ” The Lord of the Rings ” by J R R Tolkien.  –  As a Christian reader I may reflect upon the temptation of Jesus by the devil in the Gospel of Matthew chap.  4:1 – 11. […]

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Long since peaceful Skovoroda

  Skovoroda, Hryhorii (Gregory)  1722 12 03  – 1794 09 11                   ..studied quite a long time in Kiev, between 1734 – 53 – first music and finally theology..  After his dismissal from the college he abandoned any hope of securing a regular position and spent the rest […]

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Middle-earth as a mirror

Romans 8:22  “For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.” Who can interpret the groanings of Creation, its pain? Among those who made an attempt might also be counted professor Tolkien. By engaging in languages,in ancient words, he kind of listened in  a greater story about the marvelous things […]

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