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Gregory A. Thornbury’s Mission to Revive Carl F. H. Henry

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Gregory A. Thornbury, the recently-announced incoming president of the King’s College, has a great task ahead of him. The institution he will lead announces that its mission is to “contribute to American society by producing graduates who command the important intellectual traditions, who think lucidly about the social and political issues that confront them today … Continue Reading »

The Great Gatsby’s Gospels

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I spent a year of my life living as Nick Carraway, the narrator of The Great Gatsby , after I had answered a simple newspaper ad: “Waterfront 1BR Cottage. $215 mo. Refs. Req.” The landlord was an expatriate Polish aristocrat, regal in his every fiber. The tiny cottage was a wonder, . . . . Continue Reading »