For those who like allusions to other arts,
seek and ye shall find!

Biblical & Theological

  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer, “cheap” grace versus “costly” grace
  • Mt. Eremos (Mathew 5-7: where Jesus delivered the Sermon on the Mount and the Beatitudes)


Al Capp: “Li’l Abner”


Shakespeare and the Inns of Court


  • Resident Evil

  • Three Seasons (Vietnamese)


  • Barry Sadler: Casca, The Eternal Warrior
  • Donald Miller, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years
  • Geoffrey Chaucer, Canterbury Tales
  • The Norse Book of Ancient Tales and Places


  • Abraham Lincoln, “…the better angels of our nature.”
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson (Ulysses), “…to seek a newer world.”
  • John Bradford, “There but for the grace…”
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley, “My name is Ozymandias…”
  • Theodore Parker, “…the moral universe…bends towards justice.”
  • Yogi Berra-ism, “…covers all the bases…and everything in between.”


  • Bob Dylan, “Girl from the North Country”
  • Ian Tyson, “Night Rider’s Lament”
  • John Newton, “Amazing Grace”
  • Shelly West and David Frizzell, “Jose Cuervo”


  • Caladria
  • Charis
  • The Three Graces


Fairy Tale 

  • Cinderella
  • Three Little Pigs