Sordello: C.S. Lewis offers great insight into how Americans can love their country without making it an idol.
Bryan Wandel: Wendell Berry on the wisdom and humility of moral complicity.
Miriel M. Thomas Earlier this month, the Supreme Court decided Snyder v. Phelps, a case involving the Westboro Baptist Church’s demonstrations in conjunction with the funeral of a Marine killed in the line of duty in Iraq. Eight to one, the Court ruled that the First Amendment immunizes Westboro from tort liability for the emotional […]
An uprooted homebody ponders place, distance, and the survival tactic that Wendell Berry would certainly not approve.
I don’t have a TV, but I might watch my neighbors’. I don’t use Facebook, but old friends contact me through my wife’s account. I am living off your immorality. I renounce, and then leach your indulgence. Writers on this blog, such as myself, don’t usually have a problem with moralizing everyday actions. Sometimes we […]