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Swan Songs With Réginald-Jérôme de Mans

This episode’s guest is the author of the new book Swan Songs: Souvenirs of Paris Elegance. He writes under the pseudonym of Reginald-Jerome de...

Spring 2022 Issue of Local Culture…

The spring issue of Local Culture is shaping up to be a good one. When we launched this print journal in 2019, we weren't...

Great Books, Pecans, and Local Bars

“My Pandemic Book Club Changed the Way I Think about Literature — and Community.” Christopher Frizzelle writes about the goods that came from a...

Friendship, Hospitality, and the Food System

“I Practise Philosophy as Art.” Gesine Borcherdt talks with philosopher Byung-Chul Han about his recent book: “I think trust is a social practice, and...

Memory, Maintenance, and Catholic Social Teaching

“Fare Forward Interview with Jack Shoemaker.” I somehow missed this fascinating conversation between Fare Forward and Jack Shoemaker that came out this past summer....

Humanities, Journalism, and Parishes

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Advent, which is also the start of the Christian year. I’m taking the month off from compiling these Water...

Poetry and Politics with A.M. Juster

Michael J. Astrue has earned degrees from Yale and Harvard. He had a long and distinguished legal career and held several government positions as...

George MacDonald, Friendship, and Michael Oakeshott

“George MacDonald: a Life of Relationships.” Radix Magazine interviewed Kirstin Jeffrey Johnson about George MacDonald and what lessons he might have for us today....

Gerald Russello, Lyceums, and the Common Good

“In Memoriam: Gerald Russello.” Susannah Black remembers the life of a fine man who, among other things, served as the editor of the University...

You Are Not Your Own With Alan Noble

Alan Noble is author of the new book You Are Not Your Own: Belonging to God in an Inhuman World from IVP. Dr. Noble...