A Week in the Life of a First Things Junior Fellow (Somewhat Condensed and Idiosyncratic)

Saturday, 7 pm: Night prayer, drinks, and dinner with Richard John Neuhaus

Sunday, 1 pm: Lunch after Mass at sushi restaurant on Park Avenue

Monday, 2 pm: First Things editorial meeting; 8 pm: $15 tickets for Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at the Metropolitan Opera

Tuesday, 10 am¯3 pm: Read New York Review of Books, Times Literary Supplement, Claremont Review of Books, Books and Culture , and books sections of major newspapers and magazines

Wednesday: RPL-sponsored colloquium on "Theology’s Continental Captivity," Rusty Reno’s article responding to Fr. Thomas Guarino’s book Foundations of Systematic Theology

Thursday, 3 pm: Writing tutorial with Jody Bottum; 7:30 pm: Revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Company on Broadway

Friday, 11 am: Email about new and upcoming books with editor of Books and Culture

Saturday, 7 pm: Night prayer, drinks, and dinner with Richard John Neuhaus, Fr. Joseph Koterski, and Avery Cardinal Dulles

Does that make it worthwhile to apply for a junior fellowship at First Things ?

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