#198 – Remembering John Milton

O' Who was it, that man of Stuart Who hid during the Plague nurturing his own To spill forth and express through his poetic Mouth, for his eyes had failed: became a Prophet dictating to his daughters that which Explains the subtle charm of Satan, And God's divine mercy and his Sovereign supreme Justice.  O' what man supported the sword's edge On good Carl's neck, … Continue reading #198 – Remembering John Milton

John Milton’s Arianism and Theodicy in Paradise Lost.

Cover photo of Saint George - (1) Chapter one. Milton in context of his time: I will begin by putting the author into context of his time, so when I come to talk about the Philosophical problems contained within his text the reader will already be informed of what kind of writer he was, (2) … Continue reading John Milton’s Arianism and Theodicy in Paradise Lost.

God’s mistake – Liberalism and Totalitarianism

When it comes to society and how we construct it we often run into a few issues. Primarily, the problem of politics is where rights do and do not extend; which leads to the discussion on whether taking those rights is ever right. Within modern society Liberalism is the status quo, and with that comes some essential assumptions … Continue reading God’s mistake – Liberalism and Totalitarianism

John Milton’s Paradise Lost in Plain English by Joseph Lanzara, book review

If you're familiar with poetry of English literature then you most certainly know of John Milton and his epic English poem Paradise Lost. With knowing that book comes the knowledge of its challenge to the reader. Milton's epic poem is well known for its excessive use of commas, its lack of full stops and breaks … Continue reading John Milton’s Paradise Lost in Plain English by Joseph Lanzara, book review