Tag Archives: Literature

Monday, August 13, 2012

Phase-outs in the interregnum. Ray Ewry, Second Greatest Olympian Ever. New Agey hokum at the LCWR confab. Mike Lofgren’s Ack-Bassward GOP diagnosis. Legal conundrum. Infinitely Indigestible? A Poetic plea from one time has passed by.

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Gilead

Felix Culpa, blogging at Ora et Labora (if those ring no bells, search them on Wikipedia; it pays to increase your theological word power), reprises a two-year-old heavy-duty recommendation of the novel Gilead by  Marilynn Robinson. The review and excerpts … Continue reading

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Miscellany – Pope in the Dock, Justice Stevens retirement, Serin gas and the enduring Flannery O’Connor

Michael Cook notes and ruminates on what I hope is an eccentric call to try Pope Benedict XVI for crimes against humanity in connection with the Catholic Church’s pedophilia scandal, and then segués into other who then should be there: … Continue reading

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