Category: Columns

Longfellow’s Catholic Affinity

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the greatest poets to grace the sunrise of American literature in the mid-nineteenth century, had more than a passing interest in Catholic themes. Study travels to the European  countrysides, which were granted him by Maine’s Bowdoin College, … Continue reading

Democracy as Cow Herding

Clyde N. Wilson has an incisive piece over at Chronicles, on the Wilson-Obama debacle. The following paragraph, near the end, says a lot about the status of public “debate” in the fine Res Publica in which we find ourselves: What … Continue reading