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lit! · 1W ago

Prague Postcard: Alfons Mucha Stained Glass Window

In Saint Vitus Cathedral, Prague. Read about the Mucha stained glass here. I also got to visit the Mucha Museum while I was in Prague, but was not able to see his Slav Epic at the National G...
lit! · 2W ago

Prague Postcard: Jan Hus Memorial

Prague is an amazing city. Mostly, look at the two photos. What follows is a newbie’s expression of a few things he’s just learned while here in Prague. Apparently, the Jan Hus Memorial, pic...
lit! · 1M ago

An Important Reason Why Podcasts Are More Popular Than The News Media

You're stuck and helpless without Them. Really. Except you're not. Continue reading →
lit! · 1M ago

GOP Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska Explains Why The News Media is Not The Enemy

I thought this was worth the tedious process of transcribing from a DVR. On CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper today, Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska countered President Trump...
lit! · 1M ago

From The Lapham’s Quarterly on Fear

“Fear first made gods in the world.” — Statius  Read about Statius: under: Christian Humanism
lit! · 1M ago

Political Heroes

Written in 1992, resonant today: “[B]y the end of the eighteenth century a whole new type of public figure had to be invented: individuals who could—as Mussolini would have it—make the train...
lit! · 2M ago

Globally, Women Are More Likely Than Men to be Religious, Pew Research Center Data Says

Pew Research Center data says men are more likely to be atheists. Here are the graphics. Continue reading →
lit! · 2M ago

Should You Perceive Meaning in Nature?

If humans can manipulate some aspect of nature—in other words, if humans find a way to perform godlike miracles with the building blocks of, say, biology—does that mean whatever’s manipulabl...
lit! · 2M ago

In Memory of Peter Augustine Lawler, Here’s My 2007 Interview With Him

Peter Augustine Lawler has died. The late conservative political philosopher at Berry College, member of President George W. Bush’s Council on Bioethics, Catholic, pop culture wit, and autho...
lit! · 3M ago

Student Modes of Attaching Pages

Least Favorite: Dog-Ear Most Creative: Tiny Clothespin  Most Practical: Staple Most Versatile: Large Paperclip Filed under: Christian Humanism Tagged: academia, college, papers