Yesterday was the fourth anniversary of the death of Richard John Neuhaus. Those who knew him intimately and those who knew him only through his writings share the pain of his loss. Since he was irreplaceable, it is scarcely a surprise that no one has taken his place in American intellectual and public life. Here is the tribute to him that I published at First Things shortly after his death.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 8:37 AM