More from Owen Barfield

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  1. Antigonum Cajan
    Antigonum Cajan April 14, 2009 at 1:16 pm .

    I did rather read Lawrence Ferlinguetti or Gregory Corso.<br /><br />Until then…<br /><br />antigonum cajan

  2. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker April 10, 2009 at 11:10 am .

    well. I. call. "It".<BR/>by it’s ‘real’ name:<BR/><BR/>numerical relativity<BR/><BR/>well just about 7:03 a. m. here<BR/>time for another pot of coffee ‘straight-up'<BR/><BR/>then, maybe, <BR/>I can<BR/>clear up <BR/>some obscurities <BR/><BR/>between sips?

  3. jejacobson
    jejacobson April 10, 2009 at 4:00 am .

    Maybe with another cup of coffee it would read "was he was a was he." I do like Lewis…some of his stuff is way over my head though. I just flipped through an essay the other day in a collection title <I>The Christian Imagination</I> that deals with this idea of creativity and creation of art. I’d like to write about it, but I’m not quite sure I have my head around it yet…but maybe that’s why

  4. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison April 9, 2009 at 3:44 pm .

    Re the above comment: "was he was a"?? I need another cup of coffee….

  5. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison April 9, 2009 at 3:04 pm .

    You’d like Barfield, I think. Although not a Christian in the ordinary sense (he was a follower of Rudolf Steiner, whose anthroposophical movement deeply influenced his thinking), Barfield was he was a close friend of C. S. Lewis, and the respectful debates they had all their lives allowed both of them to become subtler thinkers. Anyway, Wiman seems to be thinking along Barfield’s lines. In fact,

  6. jejacobson
    jejacobson April 9, 2009 at 3:31 am .

    I’ve got to read this book! Hmmm, maybe I need it as a capstone reference! I still need to process the quote you provide, but it reminded me of an <A HREF="http://www.theamericanscholar.org/gazing-into-the-abyss/&quot; REL="nofollow">interview</A> with Christian Wiman (editor of Poetry) in the American Scholar. He’s discussing his faith, but mentions the idea of the reality of something being made

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