Trump’s comments have rightfully inspired outrage. But, for three reasons, they are not shocking.

January 12, 2018

Banjo-pickin’ for Jesus: the bluegrass music of “The Hillbilly Thomists”

From Alpha to Omega, this is bluegrass of the highest order, our reviewer says.

The rhythm of the hours: Alice McDermott's new novel, ‘The Ninth Hour’

Alice McDermott's new novel will provoke contemplation and prayer. It is a Catholic book, and it will seep into you like indigo into a clean, pure bolt of cloth.

“Black Mirror”: a sci-fi TV show with serious moral concerns

The best “Black Mirror” stories ground themselves in a concrete human question or struggle.