Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit. —Jawaharlal Nehru
Since at least the seventh century, Christians have observed a vigil on All Hallows Eve to pray for the souls of the recently departed. Listen to an anonymous fifteenth century poem, the Lyke Wake Dirge, once sung by medieval Christians.
A rich, accessible introduction to the work of the great Scottish storyteller who inspired C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. Read More
Tramps don’t have to do any work. They just tramp around and have a good time. But when Charlie the Beaver hears water trickling, can he resist the urge to make it stop? Read More
A rich, accessible introduction to one of the world’s greatest novelists, this anthology shows how life and teachings of Jesus inspired some of Tolstoy’s best literary work. Read More
A young prince with Down syndrome saves the nation when he disarms the terrible knight Scarface with an act of compassion. Read More