September 10, 2007
Famed children's author and essayist Madeleine L'Engle died last week at age 88. Best known for A Wrinkle in Time, a children's science fiction book, she also wrote a great deal on the relationship of faith and art in Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art.
“Why does anybody tell a story?” she once asked, even though she knew the answer.Posted by John on September 10, 2007 09:53 AM | Posted to Christian SF&F | Fantasy | Literature and Language | Science Fiction
“It does indeed have something to do with faith,” she said, “faith that the universe has meaning, that our little human lives are not irrelevant, that what we choose or say or do matters, matters cosmically.”