Daily Archives: December 26, 2008

Marley, Fred, and Interaction with the World

Something that sticks out to me from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is that the ghost of Jacob Marley was ordinarily forbidden to interact with the world. Because he didn’t care for others when he was alive, he was condemned … Continue reading

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Scrooge v. Ghost of Christmas Present on the Sabbath

I read Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol today. The following is Scrooge’s interaction with the Ghost of Christmas Present on the issue of the Sabbath day–or at least that’s what it looks like to me: In time the bells ceased, … Continue reading

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