First Things is calling all student writers to submit their work for our third annual Student Essay Contest.
The First Things Podcast, Episode 29. Featuring: The “ecumenism of hate” joining American Evangelicals and Catholics, according to papal advisers; and the case against Louise Milligan's Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell.
Alexi Sargeant: For Lent this year, I'm reading a heretic. Continue Reading »
Mark your calendars for upcoming events, from New York to Oxfordshire to Rome. Continue Reading »
Mark Bauerlein: Reading the 1991 novel A Soldier of the Great War by Mark Helprin (a contributor to this month's magazine) is like going back to the great works of the 19th century. Like Sir Walter Scott's historical novels, it takes place amidst events events that changed the course of human affairs, in this case, World War I, but remains vividly focused on one character's fate. Continue Reading »
Elliot Milco: My reading habits have been changing lately. Early in the winter I picked up and dropped a long list of books, including Ulrich Volker’s new Hitler: The Ascent, Carlos Eire’s Reformations, John Le Carré’s The Pigeon Tunnel, and the Cambridge Concise History of Japan. All . . . . Continue Reading »
Calling all graduating college seniors and recent graduates. Want to apply for the First Things junior fellows program? Applications are due Friday, March 17, 2017. Continue Reading »
Here are some awesome books that you should be reading, or thinking about buying, for Christmastime. Continue Reading »
I've been immersed in Shakespeare's King Lear, but not solely as a text on a page. I'm acting in a production of the play here in New York City, playing the King of France and the Servant who stands up to Cornwall in the famous eye-gouging scene. Continue Reading »