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A Comedy with a Sad Ending: #MeToo and Pope’s Rape of...

Daniel Ritchie explores how the #MeToo movement affects our reading of Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock. In turn, this comedy with a sad ending offers us a sense of balance for today's sexual politics.

Against Rationalism, Idealism, and Abstraction

Part II in an ongoing series, Localism and the Universal Church.  Read Part I here. Where the traditionalist position I have sketched appears weakest is...

Fired for the Natural Law, Part II: Toward a Marriage of...

Our conception of nature is too thin, too reliant upon the conceptions of the ancient Stoics, and so requires the more robust visions of Aristotle and Aquinas if moral debate is not to become intractable.

Time-Travel Economics with Jonathan Swift

Rock Island, Illlinois. It’s a little-known fact that many of our finest writers owned time machines and paid frequent visits to the future. Furious John...