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Posts tagged “Dante”

Thinking With Alan Jacobs

How does morality and the will affect our ability to think clearly?

Posted October 18th, 2017

Belshazzar Feasting Inside The Beltway

Eat drink, and be merry in your wrathfulness, for tomorrow the church will die

Posted October 16th, 2017

Visigoths At Civilization’s Gates

Subverting the Dictatorship of Relativism

Posted October 9th, 2017

Ancient China For Modern Conservatives

What the Benedict Option can learn from pre-Christian Eastern sages

Posted July 24th, 2017

A Boy’s Sweet Life In Italy

Italy and the city of Siena work their charms on a 13-year-old American boy

Posted June 30th, 2017

Bob Dylan On The Road To Damascus

On epiphanies, and rooting new creation in old tradition

Posted June 6th, 2017

Ithaca And All Our Odysseys

Daniel Mendelsohn journeys with his elderly father through Homer’s Odyssey

Posted April 19th, 2017

How Dante: The Epilogue

The final chapter that I would have written

Posted March 23rd, 2017

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

The Story Of Your Life

On turning a contamination story into a redemption story

Posted December 9th, 2016

On Time: ‘Arrival’

Is language the key to experiencing eternity? The sci-fi movie poses a philosophical challenge

Posted November 24th, 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