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Three Conceptions: Laschian, Romantic, and Immaculate

Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, But trailing clouds of glory do we come From God, who is our home -- "Intimations of Immortality," William...

Does Wendell Berry Have Rose-Colored Glasses?

Given the unpopular and uncompromising stands that Wendell Berry takes, it’s only natural that many readers fiercely disagree with him. Some of these disagreements...

So Long, Leonard Cohen

One of the pleasures of living near the Canadian border is Canuck radio, which due to local content regulations (the good protectionism) plays a...

Giving Thanks for Russell Kirk’s Long Shadow

And what there is to conquer By strength and submission, has already been discovered Once or twice, or several times, by men whom one cannot hope To...

Gene, Everlasting (1932–2016)

For some time, I saw Gene Logsdon as a wiry bearded fellow in slouch hat and knee boots, striding purposefully across a field he...

Soil and Sacrament in Certain Kinds of Cities

This past weekend here in Wichita, I participated in the Eighth Day Institute's symposium, Soil and Sacrament: The World as Gift; Rod Dreher has...

The Holy Earth and Liberty Hyde Bailey’s Front Porch Cred

He wrote sixty-five books and had a hand in another hundred and thirty-five.

Whatever Happened to Communitarianism?

Twenty years ago, the concept and label "communitarianism" was riding high, or at least as high as any broadly applicable yet intellectually coherent ideological...

A Conversation with Bill Kauffman

I am the illegitimate son of Dorothy Day and H.D. Thoreau.

Harriet Tubman, in a Child’s Eye

BURNED-OVER DISTRICT, NY - I’m overjoyed that the phiz of that bastard Alexander Hamilton, the father of corporate capitalism, will be removed from the...