Sharon Welsh Edel: The Odour of Music

Sharon Welsh Edel: The Odour of Music

A college theology class introduced me to C.S. Lewis.  Lewis, in turn, introduced me to George MacDonald.  Deciding to look up this “master” as Lewis had called him, I picked up the only MacDonald book in the library:  At the Back of the North Wind.  This was my first experience with his writing, and to this day I consider it my favorite book and one which has had a profound impact on my spirit.  Here was a children’s book which dealt with what would be considered harsh topics for young children:  poverty, abuse, neglect and, of course, death...

Diana Beatley: Blessings from God

Diana Beatley: Blessings from God

I am a lover of George MacDonald and have read quite a number of his works. Being laid up by a chronic neurological disease for many years, reading has been one of the only things I've been able to do. God has used the wonderful thoughts and ideas Macdonald brings to inspire and keep me going. At first I had a difficult time (and still do) with some of his theology. I soon learned that this was such a good thing for me...