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Joyless Moderns

The modern age, in almost every detail, began with the flat rejection of joy.  And the modern condition consists in alternately lamenting that there...

The Business Like Concerns of Elizabeth Bishop and George Herbert

Devon, PA.  In the first months of FPR's existence, I wrote a short essay on George Herbert, secularization, and devotion.  I return to that...

Mr. Herbert’s Sunday Morning Service

Devon, PA.  Most people, agrarian or otherwise, do not read poetry anymore.  Ours is not merely a forgetful culture, but one that has long...