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My Interview @ The Mordant Scribe w\ Marietta Rodgers

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Guys and gals, until next time – may you find all the happiness that your life can fit in it’s happy spot – S.D. McKinley.

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My Interview @ The Mordant Scribe w\ Marietta Rodgers

You may read the full interview @ The Mordant Scribe, and a big thank you goes out to Ms. Rodgers for conducting this whole thing.

Guys and gals, until next time – may you find all the happiness that your life can fit in it’s happy spot – S.D. McKinley.

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Thou Doth Quoth Too Much: An Evening With Edgar Allan Poe by Marietta Rodgers

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Review: The Gnostic Keepers by Marietta Rodgers

Vintage-style lettering combined with smooth illustration on the cover matches the book content and represents it well. Looks like something that could have been printed in the 1970’s and that makes it great. Although I’m not sure the white border would hang well on a printed copy.

Summary:

( Extracted from Amazon )

The Archangel, Uriel, is determined to preserve the Gnostic Gospels, after the Church has concluded they are no longer part of canonical scripture. He enlists the help of seven monks, who have been banished by the Church, for possession of the heretical gospels, to help him with his quest. The monks, among them a mute and a hunchback, agree to help the Archangel. Not everyone wants the books preserved, the demon, Azazel, will stop at nothing to thwart Uriel in his quest. Beginning in the fourth century, and spanning across a time period of 500 years, the preservation of these gospels, becomes an almost impossible task, between the determined demon and the burning of the heretical scriptures, by the Church.
The Gnostic Gospels is a humorous, but ultimately esoteric journey toward principled people, rather than strict adherence to dogmatic principles.

Evaluation:

The Gnostic Keepers presents humorous insight into the characters – worldly, angelic, and demonic – involved in the preservation or destruction ( depending what side you are on ) of the the Gnostic gospels and the actions between different entities ( worldly and supernatural ). The pages are lush with character, intricacies, funny interactions and plenty of dialog to keep it light and personal. That’s really what this book is about – fictional humor in appreciation for history and supernatural influences in common culture – what is included in the current days version of the Bible and how it all went down. Personally, I consider it a prime example of how nothing is too serious to escape a little bit of fun, jokes and humor.