If you had to describe C. S. Lewis, J. R.R. Tolkien and G. K. Chesterton using only one word for each, what word would you choose. I was asked this question in an interview. Here is how I answered:
With the ongoing desire to share my more interesting correspondence with those in the Inner Sanctum, I thought I’d share my response to a young lady who is hoping to work towards a PhD in a Shakespeare Studies program. She writes:
This commentary on the death of Edward Kennedy dates back almost ten years. Yes, it’s been that long!
Here’s an old blog post I discovered which is akin to discovering an old postcard or an old letter in an attic. It recalls a week, probably close to ten years ago, when I went straight from celebrating C.S. Lewis in New York City to joining a Chesterton Crusade in Chile.
In the penultimate podcast in the six-part lecture series on the Catholic Revival for Faith & Culture, I focus on the “wasteland generation”, especially T. S. Eliot, Evelyn Waugh and Graham Greene:
Why are Democrats and neo-conservative Republicans in an unholy alliance to demonize Russia? Is there a danger of a new Cold War? Can such a danger be averted? These questions are addressed in these musings on Russia, President Putin and the legacy of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn:
Welcome and enjoy the 18th installment of my lectures on Tolkien and Lewis!
Last month I received an invitation to speak at a debate at the Oxford Union on “the sins of the Catholic Church”. I accepted the invitation. Find out what happened next:
I’m in receipt of an e-mail from Poland requesting a recommended reading list for those seeking to go deeper into the evidence for Shakespeare’s Catholicism and its manifestation in his works. In my reply, I suggested a list of the “top ten” titles on the Catholic Shakespeare. Here’s the relevant part of the e-mail. My […]
Thursday Feb. 21, was the anniversary of the martyrdom of St. Robert Southwell. Here’s my tribute to him: