How might confessional Protestants reflect on the late Hilary Mantel’s “Wolf Hall” trilogy?
Unreliable narrators and metafiction aren’t just postmodern fads. They’re found at the foundation of Western literature.
Is imagination opposed to reason, or in fact essential to its proper use?
Spenser’s poem presents a distinctly Protestant vision for Christian elites in church and society.
Thoughts on John Betjeman’s 1954 poem “Christmas”
Bad rulers thoughtlessly breathe decrees, ignorant that their subjects do not have a breath to spare.
How did the Reformation world use tragedy to further its understanding of philosophy?
It is disorienting to realize one’s sympathies lie with an adulterer. How can Søren Kierkegaard make sense of it?
On learning to love Dante.
Both Christian and pagan alike sense that spring is the original state of the world. Fall, on the other hand, comes from the Fall.