Books that have caught my eye.
Devil’s Ink: Blog from the Basement Office
By Jeffrey C. Pugh
Of course, evil is elusive—difficult to discern and more difficult to define. Still, since ancient writers first put the Satan figure into the story of Job, or the serpent into the story of creation, evil has been the subject of much of our greatest literature, from fiction to philosophy. This vast output is testimony to the fact that the mystery of evil perplexes and puzzles us, creates daily struggles for us, and continually scars our existence. If we can imagine intentionality behind all the evil in the world—not hard to do—then the image of Satan blogging to his minions and to all interested parties about the contemporary ways and means of evil is not much of a stretch at all.
My 15-year-old daughter “borrowed” this from me before I could even crack it open, so I don’t know whether this is a smart updating of Lewis or a cheap imitation. I think it’s worth a look. Let me know what you think!