Ideas

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Elyse Durham June 12, 2020
To a world in upheaval, ballet is an emblem of calmer times.
James Baldwin was the author of The Fire Next Time among other works. He died in 1987 (Photo Credit: Dan Budnik)
Stephen G. Adubato June 03, 2020
Baldwin’s words explore what hatred can do not only to society at large but to the individual who bears it.
Kevin Jackson May 22, 2020
Jason Isbell’s music dares us to practice intentional, engaged listening precisely because that is what Isbell himself is bringing to it.
Jason M. Baxter April 03, 2020
What did Notre-Dame mean? What did it feel like to step into it in the Middle Ages?
Douglas J. Gladstone March 26, 2020
Baseball is not a religion, but plenty of its players find their real vocation after retirement.
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Elizabeth Grace Matthew March 20, 2020
Generation X came of age in a culture awash in dreams of women’s perpetual and idealized childhood being sold as feminist empowerment.