VoicesMichial FarmerMichial Farmer is the author of Imagination and Idealism in the Works of John Updike. His essays have appeared in The Cresset, Front Porch Republic, and Touchstone. His poems have appeared in Spiritus, Saint Katherine Review and Relief. @quellebummerArticles by Michial FarmerArts & CulturePoetryIndian summerMichial FarmerAugust 20, 2021But let’s slow down. Enjoy the final curl Of heatArts & CultureBooksThe troubling tale of a priest who loses his faith Michial FarmerApril 24, 2020The short story “San Manuel Bueno, Martir” by the Spanish existentialist Miguel de Unamuno can help us to sort out the feelings of the unbelieving minister.Arts & CultureIdeasThe Case Against SentimentalityMichial FarmerOctober 23, 2019Abstraction is fundamentally inhuman, even anti-human.