“The Dude” urges people to stay married and offers advice in how to do it.
Cambridge classicist Mary Beard describes her visit to St. Peter’s in Rome.
A Reformed theologian reflects on his visit to Rome, and on Catholic superstitions.
And also on how Catholics misunderstand Protestant history.
A Scottish editor explains why Sir Walter Scott is still a writer worth reading.
An movie website lists its selection of the top 25 Christmas movies. (Note: This is not a list or order I would endorse.)
A Russian writer describes Russia’s third wave of de-Stalinization.
A self-described optimist describes a lightbulb that will change the developing world.
A journalist describes a new kind of parochial school.
And finally, a new site collecting “the best punditry in the Catholic blogosphere”: The Pulp.It.
Update: Wilfred McClay, a member of our editorial board, asks what a Kentucky biblical theme park tells us about Evangelicalism.