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by Ross
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Literature
Replies: 65
Views: 9354

Re: Literature

Krystal: If you haven’t yet read the Iliad and Odyssey, then you are in for a treat! Miras: About the Odyssey, I’ll just say, pay careful attention to Eumaios the Swineherd. The kind of person he represents is very important. There is a very good reason the narrator addresses him directly as “leader...
by Ross
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Literature
Replies: 65
Views: 9354

Re: Literature

I like the Richmond Lattimore translation, but it’s one of the more difficult ones. One of the big takeaways from the epic, I believe, has to do with humans being in a position where they cannot have it all. You must sacrifice something great in order to receive something great, and the sacrifice ma...
by Ross
Wed Jan 01, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Roland Emmerich´s Midway
Replies: 2
Views: 557

Re: Roland Emmerich´s Midway

I’ve also heard good things about this movie. Eager to check it out!
by Ross
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Couple's challenges
Topic: Struggle with power loss
Replies: 25
Views: 2409

Re: Struggle with power loss

Good to hear you say so, and very good to know what a caring and concerned community this is!
by Ross
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Christian man in Phoenix, AZ
Replies: 11
Views: 2146

Re: Christian man in Phoenix, AZ

Lauren wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:01 pm
Good luck with your search!
Thank you, Lauren!
by Ross
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Christian man in Phoenix, AZ
Replies: 11
Views: 2146

Re: Christian man in Phoenix, AZ

Reflecting on the Literature thread on the forum (where I strongly recommend Till We Have Faces), the lady of my life should look forward to lots of time reading and discussing good books with me. 🙂
by Ross
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Literature
Replies: 65
Views: 9354

Re: Literature

I noticed someone on the very first page of this thread recommending Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. Actually that was more about noting the similarity to the book that was actually recommended. Ah, I see that now. Thank you for the clarification. In addition to Till We Have Faces , allow me to be the...
by Ross
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Literature
Replies: 65
Views: 9354

Re: Literature

I noticed someone on the very first page of this thread recommending Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. I enthusiastically agree. I would also very strongly encourage everyone to read C.S. Lewis’ Till We Have Faces . Please prepare yourself to flip back and forth throughout the book and reread passages se...
by Ross
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Introduction
Topic: New from Arizona
Replies: 11
Views: 1271

Re: New from Arizona

Greetings from a Phoenix guy! Hope you are both well, and happy holidays. 🙂
by Ross
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: For all members!!
Replies: 149
Views: 17003

Re: For all members!!

Read.
The rules are good!