A Post of My Own Prose

by Anna Blanch on March 17, 2011

So it’s been a while since i’ve written a post of my own prose.  did that sound as nerdy to you as it did to me?…let’s try again, shall we?I’ve been taking one step and then another on my thesis work of late, which often really means writing one word or sentence than another. I’ll […]


Literature and Theology

by Anna Blanch on February 22, 2011

This past week I posted a new installment on Transpositions in a series of posts I began late last year about reading literature theologically. The first three in the series were – 1. Literature and Religion (and Theology) 2. Are Labels useful? or, why I’m not sure about Christian Literature,3. Why I don’t just read […]


The Good Word: links

by Anna Blanch on November 7, 2010

I wrote up the Transpositions Tidbits post today which really means I get to share some of the interesting, inspiring, challenging, or curious things we’ve found over the last few weeks. The list on the whole post is much longer, but here’s a selection: Makoto Fujimura’s “Letter to North American Churches” is a seriously thoughtful […]


 The first time Les Murray’s poem, “Church,” was published, in 2005, it was accompanied by an interview with the poet. Valentina Polukhina asked: “You are regarded as an eccentric Australian voice, a rural poet speaking for an urban culture, a Roman Catholic speaking for a largely secular people. Are you comfortable with such perceptions?”. In […]

{ 0 comments }|Over at Transpositions (seeing as it is Tuesday), I’m reflecting on 2010 Academy Award Winner Blindside and Tennyson’s “The Charge of the Light Brigade” – It would have made it a massively long post to include the poem there, so today it’s here. You can read the post over at Transpositions. The Charge Of The […]

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If I were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for, I should answer, A Beautiful House; and the thing to be longed for, I should answer, A beautiful Book. – William Morris Last week over at Transpositions I wrote about this […]