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Posts tagged “medieval”

A Surprising Fact About Medieval Cathedrals

I may owe Peterborough Cathedral an apology

Posted February 9th, 2016

Tudor Farm & Charles Taylor

The transcendent frame of late medieval life

Posted February 5th, 2016

‘People Need Other Things To Live By’

My interview with ‘Laurus’ author Evgeny Vodolazkin

Posted December 2nd, 2015

The Wonder-Working Laurus

A breathtaking new novel opens up the Russian soul, and the romance of faith

Posted October 27th, 2015

A Religion of the Body

Orthodoxy, paganism, and sedimenting spiritual conviction in one’s bones

Posted October 19th, 2015

Yearning for Stability

A medievalist longs for what the monks of old had: a stable sense of place

Posted July 18th, 2015

For a New Middle Age

The Benedict Option and recovering a monastic spirit

Posted June 29th, 2015

The Dis-Integrating of Reality

Symbolism, diabolism, and the chaotic fever dream of modernity

Posted May 28th, 2015

Boston & Books

Look what I’m bringing home from Boston. The two books on either …

Posted April 23rd, 2015

Dante & the Gift of a Broken Heart

The greatest poet who ever lived can teach you to turn suffering into a source of new life

Posted April 15th, 2015

Livin’ The Medieval Dream

Keith Ferrell farms in rural Virginia using only tools that were available …

Posted July 17th, 2014

The Light Of The Middle Ages

Did you know that medieval cathedrals originally were colorful beyond their stained-glass …

Posted May 1st, 2014

To Know Is to Love Is to Know

For Dante, the deeper you see into the truth of things, the greater your love.

Posted January 8th, 2014

The Vivid Middle Ages

We went to the Cluny Museum this afternoon, France’s national museum of …

Posted October 12th, 2012