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Happy Launch Day, Mrs. Oswald Chambers

Interview, Biddy, biographer, Oswald Chambers, Michelle Ule, David McCasland, Oxford, My Utmost for His Highest, Ancestry.com, Google, writing a biography

Forgive me, but I must say, “Happy launch day, Mrs. Oswald Chambers!” After four years of research and two years of writing, countless blog posts, discussions, and amazing serendipities, the book finally arrives. We’re celebrating and I hope you’ll join us. (Many of my loved ones are rejoicing I may finally move on to a […]

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Biddy Interviews her Biographer (Part 2)

Here’s the second half of Biddy Chambers interviews her biographer. (You can read the first half here) This is an imagined exchange between Biddy and Michelle Ule–written by me. Why did you write about Biddy? BC: “My question is why you wrote about me in the first place.” MU: You were such an engaging character […]

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A Biddy Interview with Her Biographer

Interview, Mrs. Oswald Chambers, biographer, Oswald Chambers, Michelle Ule, David McCasland, Oxford, My Utmost for His Highest, writing a biography

Biddy Chambers turned the tables to interview her biographer–me. This is all imaginary–she died before I turned ten–but it’s fun for me as I prepare to launch Mrs. Oswald Chambers. (You can read my questions to Biddy here, here and here.) The genesis behind this imaginary interview blog series is, when I enter heaven, Biddy […]

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An (Imagined) Biddy Chambers Interview (Part 3): Privacy

Biddy Chambers, imagined interview, biography privacy concerns, biographer, diaries, letters, Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest, Michelle Ule

I’m having way too much fun with the imagined Biddy Chambers interview idea. The first two dealt with the concept of me writing her biography (part 1) and the move to Egypt (part 2). Since I’m inventing these interviews, I took the opportunity to include an amused Oswald Chambers sitting by. In this blog post, […]

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A Conspiracy of Breath–the Writing of Hebrews?

A Conspiracy of Breath, Latayne C. Scott, Priscilla and Aquila, literary fiction, who wrote the New Testament Book of Hebrews? Priscilla's Letters

I recently savored my friend Latayne Scott’s new novel A Conspiracy of Breath. It provides an interesting answer to the question, “Who wrote the New Testament‘s Book of Hebrews?” Scott believes it may have been a woman named Priscilla–the wife of a man named Aquila. She makes a compelling argument in a beautifully written work […]

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