CHRIST & NEIGHBOR
John C. Cort
A people, such as the Russians, who have produced and who still honor writers like Gorki, Dostoyevsky, and Tolstoy deserve to be regarded with respect.
When Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure was published, Victorian England was hardly ready to accept that novel’s story of a love affair between cousins.
Michael S. Rose
Should we try to repair our imperfections using our human ingenuity and genius? In other words, should man aspire to control nature, to play God?
Poe uses the doppelgänger motif as a physical manifestation of Wilson’s conscience and ultimately shows the demise of a man who, blinded by his sins, kills his own conscience.
For the original vampire slayers, most of them nominal Anglicans, the efficacy of Catholic sacramentals and the Sacrament quickly becomes apparent.
Then as now, opinion makers try to reduce those who testify against Church corruption to resentful reactionaries working out their revenge.
Once Faustus takes possession of Mephistophilis as his servant, it becomes apparent that the Devil isn’t so much serving as manipulating him.
A KERYGMA FOR THE UNCATECHIZED
ON GENERATION X'S WANDERLUST
LOVING & HATING ARIGHT
AMASSING CREDIT IN THE TREASURE HOUSE OF MERIT
TO LIVE WELL & ENJOY BEAUTY
AN ABERRATION ? AN OXYMORON ?
Andrew M. Seddon
EVIL FOR EVIL'S SAKE
SHAKESPEARE, RACINE & CATHOLIC DRAMA
THE VIRTUE THAT SAVED CIVILIZATION
ALL THE CHURCH'S A STAGE
Macbeth, Lear, Othello, Hamlet, Falstaff, Henry IV — are these immortal portraits of sinful humanity not the very crucible of Shakespeare’s art?
LESSONS FROM LITERATURE
Anne Barbeau Gardiner
WHAT HAS HISTORY REVEALED?
IS IT MORE ACCESSIBLE THAN THE TRUE & THE GOOD?
James G. Hanink
ACCIDENTS & ESSENCE
Chene Richard Heady
A review of The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton, Volume 36: The Illustrated London News, 1932-1934
Joseph T. Stuart
Had they met, the English writer and the French philosopher would have had an interesting exchange of ideas over a nice cup of tea.
ENCOUNTERS WITH GOD
NEITHER UTOPIAN NOR CYNICAL
"No man will be found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes tyrannize and force him to hope or fear beyond the limits of sober probability."
STRUGGLE FOR THE AMERICAN SOUL
James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans is the birthright of every American; it helps to explain who we are to ourselves.
BATTLE STRATEGIES OF THE SEXES
Alice von Hildebrand
Literature offers many examples highlighting the fact that, in very subtle ways, men can be victimized -- even “tortured” -- by the fair sex.
GRASPING THE UNIVERSAL THROUGH THE PARTICULAR
BEYOND NOVELS AS A FORM OF DIVERSION
Ed Block Jr.
ECCLESIASTICAL COMEDY AS DEEPENED COMEDY
OPPORTUNISM & FEAR AMONG THE INTELLECTUALS
James J. Thompson Jr.
Review of Evelyn Waugh: The Early Years by Martin Stannard
- Karl Keating