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Author Archive: Fionn Shiner

Fionn Shiner is a twentysomething writer based in London. He has written for the Daily Mirror, Private Eye, the Huffington Post, the Independent and Conservative Woman. His heart was restless but how it rests in the Lord!

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“Infinite Jest” Reaffirms The Power of Confession

May 18, AD2018 0 Comments
“Infinite Jest” Reaffirms The Power of Confession

David Foster Wallace’s book, Infinite Jest, is unique: hilarious and bleak, enlightening and depressing. Wallace tried on two separate occasions to become Catholic but sadly was never baptised. You can feel his striving and yearning, looking for the Truth. Tragically, he killed himself when he was only 46 and we will never know whether he […]

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There’s Nothing New Under the Sun

April 12, AD2018 0 Comments
There’s Nothing New Under the Sun

The intellectual mood of our time could be best described as self-congratulatory. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, it was taken as fact that liberal democracies would sweep the globe. There was even a legitimate school of thought which believed we were witnessing “the end of history as such”. No more history, just one long […]

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Here’s What I Learned from Fasting

March 19, AD2018 3 Comments
Here’s What I Learned from Fasting

Just over a year ago I was still living a life of hedonism, iniquity and the nihilistic, numbing pursuit of pleasure. But I was saved by God through a combination of religious experience and two years of careful thought and evaluation. I looked at the world around me, and my life, and realised all roads […]

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