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The Arminian Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
Roland Boer, Political Theology

The Rhyme of History: Lessons of the Great War
Margaret MacMillan,  Brookings Institution

Our Diurnal Civilization
Ribbon Farm

Lux, Lumen, and the Lights of Science
Alan Wall, Fortnightly Review

“Poetry Should Be Shocking and Surprising”
Geoffrey Hill & Sameer Rahim, Telegraph

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