John J. SavantMay 24, 2010
It may not be too much to call Edward Hirsch a theologial poet.
John J. SavantOctober 26, 2009
Why legality must give way to humanity
John J. SavantFebruary 02, 2009

Lord, let me be the least violin,

John J. SavantMay 26, 2008

In the middle of God’s will

John J. SavantApril 10, 2006
In his justly celebrated How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love With Poetry 1999 Edward Hirsch becomes both teacher and enthusiast We encounter a man at once passionate and informed his writing as infectious as it is instructive In his new release Poet rsquo s Choice Hirsch remains much the sam
John J. SavantSeptember 17, 2001
The more particular the focus goes one literary axiom the more universal its resonance Robert Frost rsquo s New England or William Faulkner rsquo s ldquo little postage stamp of Mississippi rdquo evoke worldwide response and admiration because the very palpability of their specific worlds will
John J. SavantDecember 02, 2000
In the first few decades of the 20th century a remarkable number of English writers chose to become Roman Catholics Joseph Pearce who has written biographies of G K Chesterton and J R R Tolkien traces this phenomenon in Literary Converts a book that is not so much a study of theology or li
John J. SavantMay 27, 2000
Generalizations about races or nations, however prejudiced, usually have some basis in fact.- Peter Mansfield, The Arabs.