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Shakespeare

Did William Shakespeare Predict Donald Trump?

Kenneth Colston

April 2020

Contemporary scholars are so anti-religious, or a-religious, that they block out the huge role religion played in the past.

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Snapshots from a Religious & Literary Pilgrimage

A ROUND OF VISITS ACROSS DECAYING CHRISTENDOM

Kenneth Colston

April 2019

We travel under the pretense of being receptive, really looking for what we think we already know. Yet we are occasionally genuinely surprised.

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On Pilgrimage with Shakespeare in Protestant England

AMASSING CREDIT IN THE TREASURE HOUSE OF MERIT

Kenneth Colston

May 2017

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When No Man Was His Own

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #45

Ian Hunter

July-August 2016

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The Crypto-Catholic & the Jansenist

SHAKESPEARE, RACINE & CATHOLIC DRAMA

Keith Hopkins

July-August 2015

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The Catholic Dramatist in a Protestant Land

ALL THE CHURCH'S A STAGE

Kenneth Colston

December 2014

Macbeth, Lear, Othello, Hamlet, Falstaff, Henry IV — are these immortal portraits of sinful humanity not the very crucible of Shakespeare’s art?

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The Virtue of Anger & the Sin of Wrath

LESSONS FROM LITERATURE

Mitchell Kalpakgian

June 2014

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Manipulation, Murder & Madness

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #36

Mitchell Kalpakgian

September 2013

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On Shakespeare's Supposed Catholicity

WHAT HAS HISTORY REVEALED?

Keith Hopkins

July-August 2013

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An Academic Undoes the Renaissance

Kenneth Colston

May 2013

A review of The Swerve: How the World Became Modern and Shakespeare's Freedom (The Rice University Campbell Lectures)

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Shelter From the Storm

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #29

Elaine Hallett

June 2012

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The Catholic Connection

DISPATCH FROM THE FRONT

Frederick W. Marks

May 2012

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Briefly: April 2012
April 2012

An Ocean Full of Angels... The Artistic Links Between William Shakespeare and Sir Thomas More: Radically Different Rich­ards

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Briefly: March 2011
March 2011

Review of Through Shakespeare's Eyes

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Briefly: March 2009
March 2009

Review of Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana... Awe-Filled Wonder: The Interface of Science and Spirituality... Ransomed from Darkness: The New Age, Christian Faith, and the Battle for Souls... The Quest for Shakespeare

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The Wages of Roe v. Wade

GUEST COLUMN

Geoffrey Henderson

January 2004

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The Empty Self vs. the Rich Soul

MEN WITHOUT CHESTS

Mitchell Kalpakgian

January 2004

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The Wisdom of Silliness

A HINT OF HEAVEN

Mitchell Kalpakgian

May 2003

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The Tribunal of Great Writers

Cicero Bruce

June 2002

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How Scientific Pride & Idolatry Blot Out the Perception of God

SCIENCE'S SIN OF THE EYES

Jonathan David Carson

November 2001

Scientists dazzle with technological marvels: they ease your pain, replace your parts, unlock the secrets of the universe, and fly you to the moon.

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"You Have Ten Minutes to Prove The Existence of God to My Husband"

ON THE COUNTER-REVOLUTION IN SCIENCE

Benjamin D. Wiker

September 2000

So spoke the woman during a break in my third lecture on St. Thomas Aquinas...

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The Seven Sad Ages of Modern Man

DISCIPLES OF JAQUES, NOT JESUS

Mitchell Kalpakgian

May 2000

Our rewriting of the great drama of life, which should proceed like a mysterious tale full of wonder and engagement, is a sad soliloquy.

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A Movie Masterpiece

A CINEMATIC VIEW

Robert E. Lauder

October 1986

Kurosawa dramatizes the truth that the sins of the parents are visited on their children. The harm Ran has done has returned to haunt his old age.

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