Faith and Theology

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Faith and Theology

I teach systematic theology at Charles Sturt University's School of Theology in Sydney. My blog, F&T, discusses theology, books and culture.

Steve Wright
May 02 2017, 01:12

Recently I read a book of magic: Patrick Rothfuss’ novel, The Name of the Wind. Like many tales of arcane entanglement with the forces of darkness, Rothfuss fixates on the idea of naming. Anyone can dabble with the lower forms of sorcery, but the magic so deep and true as to have dissipated into folklore is naming. To know the True Name of a Thing is to have mastery over it. Whisper the...