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Posts in category “Dante”

Those Stung By Wasps

Republicans and conservatives had better draw a red line against Trumpism in the sand of their consciences

Posted January 31st, 2017

Eyes Wide Open, Monastery Walls Around The Heart

As Trump and his enemies clash, Benedict Option Christians must find ways to avoid succumbing to wrathfulness

Posted January 23rd, 2017

Knots And Reparations

What do we mean when we talk about justice in history?

Posted January 13th, 2017

Book News

The Benedict Option galleys have shipped. And How Dante is coming to paperback

Posted January 9th, 2017

What Wendell Berry Gets Wrong

The authenticity of a place’s economics do not guarantee its purity of heart

Posted December 28th, 2016

A Professor In Post-Truth America

What happens when we believe we can create our own realities?

Posted November 17th, 2016

How Dante Can Save Conservative Intellectuals

Applying the lessons of the Commedia to the failures of the Right

Posted October 27th, 2016

Trump, Vows, & Treason

Why Donald Trump’s disloyalty to anything but himself is dangerous

Posted September 28th, 2016

The Necessity Of Trust

Dante Alighieri, Zygmunt Bauman, and the difficulty of building a solid life in liquid modernity

Posted September 13th, 2016

The Weight Of Home

Dante, Cavafy, and the meaning of all these Ithacas

Posted June 16th, 2016

Dante & Change

Standing athwart metanoia yelling, ‘Stop!’

Posted April 26th, 2016

‘Bacon Is My Beatrice’

A Dante teacher’s analogy, a bumper sticker to remember

Posted April 9th, 2016

‘You Can See It All Over. It’s Unwinding’

The spreading malaise, the coming anarchy

Posted March 14th, 2016

Italian Invasion of Austin

Talks by me about St. Benedict of Nursia and Dante Alighieri

Posted March 4th, 2016

The Old Donkey in the Empire’s Ruins

Here’s hope: The Benedict Option is well under way in San Benedetto del Tronto

Posted March 1st, 2016

Next Week In Austin

‘How Dante’ comes to the People’s Republic

Posted February 26th, 2016

How Dante Can Make Your Lent

A guidebook for a Lenten journey of discovery, repentance, healing and victory

Posted January 31st, 2016