Cartoon by Danny Shanahan: http://nyr.kr/SHw3k4
This is what morality has come to …. Brilliant! Unintentionally?
It is easy to steer to one side when looking in the rear-view mirror. We were worried about the future and intoxicated with certainty. We were serious searchers and needy adolescents. I was puffed up with a quixotic sense of quest, and I couldn’t figure out where my self-confidence had gone. I was a Christian in search of a non-Christian solution. Jesus was so Age of Pisces.
Donald Hall at the Window -
I do not know Donald Hall’s poetry but I will read it with interest after his piece in this week’s New Yorker.
Finally Jesus -
I just looked over “At the Origin of the Christian Claim,” the next book of readings in Communion and Liberation. Aha!
Mark Wahlberg, Catholic Man -
H/T Creative Minority Report
New York Notes -
A personal debriefing after a three-day CL conference and expo in New York City.
One More Bow to Tebow -
Final thoughts on the Tim Tebow phenomenon, now that my Patriots have wiped the field with his Broncos.
“Hannah Coulter”: The Meaning of Place -
Here’s a book that grew on me, until by the end I was shouting at my wife, “You have to read this! It’s about us.”
My Neighbor Joan of Arc -
Who is your favorite saint? It’s a tough call, but Joan of Arc, whose 600th birthday is celebrated this year, makes my final cut.
“Tinkers”: Pulitzer Shmulitzer -
When’s the last time you read a truly dissatisfying book? My answer is, today.