Dust — Afar — עָפָר (Part II)

This is a continuation of The Golden Compass — Dust I am pleased to say I could find no relationship between the Jewish concept of dust and Philip Pullman’s Dust. First, more on Philip Pullman’s Dust: it seems that there is some similarity between Pullman’s Dust and Buddhism’s dust. And Pullman will be producing a […]

The Golden Compass – Dust


The Golden Compass, a new movie based on Philip Pullman’s novel, is creating controversy in the Catholic and Christian Right communities. I can’t say I blame them; having read the entire trilogy, his books are quite anti-Church. That said, I am enamored of his books for the same reason that I adore the Narnia Chronicles […]