Issue 86 : George MacDonald: Writer Who Inspired C.S. Lewis
Originally published in 2005
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Table of Contents
Interesting and unusual facts about George MacDonald
First church of Norway, Da Vinci's fingerprint, and the cradle of Scottish Christianity
For the Victorians, reading could be the doorway to doubt—or to faith.
George MacDonald embraced all experiences, both joys and hardships, as vehicles of grace—and inspired others to do the same.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth translated Romantic ideals into the language of Christian experience.
George MacDonald's friends worked to reform society, challenge the church, and inspire the imagination.
George MacDonald's sermons passed the Victorian tests of earnestness and practicality with flying colors.
For George MacDonald, belief in God and obedience to God went hand in hand.
With the pen as his pulpit, George MacDonald used fiction to show the relevance of scriptural truth to the problems of his age.
George MacDonald's legacy is his reminder that we are creative beings because we are made in the image of a Creator.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, and John Bunyan.