Just a reminder of my posting this time last year, where I introduced to some of you, “The Dream of the Rood”:
â€œThe Passionâ€ meets â€œThe Lord of the Ringsâ€ this Saturday
Wow man…that rocks! I’m breaking out the D&D stuff right now…
I thought I’d responded, but it appears to have disappeared. Anyway–glad you posted the reminder. I’ve also found the Dream in a handy PDF, from York University (in Canada), as part of its nifty little “In parentheses” series: http://www.yorku.ca/inpar/ Look specifically at the “Old English” series for the Rood.
Your post also reminds me of the cross I prefer to wear–an Icelandic one. Fairly pagan. Well, basically a pagan design absorbed by the Icelandic conversion to Christianity. I like that merger of biblical + pagan, and the Rood seems to speak to some of that.
[...] — I have read “The Dream of the Rood” on Holy Saturday, and have blogged (2004, 2005, 2009) encouraging others to consider the [...]
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