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Happy Wednesday! Here’s what we have for you today:

Peter Leithart is reading: Antonio López’s Gift and the Unity of Being , writing four short posts on the subject, and the Times Literary Supplement’ s article on Shakespeare’s working life.

Dr. Boli reads the mail : “I write to protest the continued use of the pronoun ‘whom’ in your columns. ‘Whom’ is an outdated patriarchalist cryptofascist inflection that serves no legitimate purpose in today’s modern world.”

Here at First Thoughts , Mark Movsesian wonders if the Hagia Sophia will once again become a mosque , Phillip Cary’s reflections on Genesis inch toward the Fall, Mark Barrett defends Prohibition, and Matthew Schmitz reminds that—whether Christmas or Xmas—the proper greeting is “merry,” not “happy.” And David Mills brings that Dr. Boli interview back to our attention.

Finally, On the Square today, George Weigel wants to help you with your Christmas shopping, and Susannah Black has a detailed criticism of the Estrela Report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

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