The Checkerboard of Life
In those countries that were once called Catholic, an ancient Gregorian chant that begins Te Deum laudamus (Holy God, We Praise Thy Name is a familiar English version) was sung on occasions of
The Media, the War and Truth'
Last summer I attended a conference at which a rather distinguished panel of White House correspondents discussedattempted to defend is actually a more accurate descriptionthe coverage by the U.S.
Rights Talk and Its Remedies
This past autumn’s Supreme Court confirmation battles could be used as material for a short course in jurisprudence. Lesson One: Roe v.
Did It Happen? Is It True?
Several years ago I gave a talk on the Book of Genesis to a full parish hall.
Books and Culture
Readers of this absorbing book will learn a great deal about a politically ambitious English immigrant named Daniel Horsmanden, who, as a ju
Man of letters? Public intellectual? Cultural critic? Feuilletoniste?
Over 70 years ago, in 1934, the prize-winning biographer and historian Matthew Josephson published an eye-opening best seller entitled