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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0400 Barbara Ehrenreich describes herself as a “hard-line atheist,” the kind of no-nonsense rationalist who has a perpetual bone to pick with the very notion of ineffability. Yet to the surprise of many (not least herself), the muckraking author has turned her eyes heavenward. In her new memoir
Living with a Wild God,
Ehrenreich takes stock of her varied life in order to account for the one piece that doesn’t fit: a series of evidently mystical experiences she had in her youth.
Clutch Your Pearls and Think of the Childrenhttps://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2014/06/clutch-your-pearls-and-think-of-the-children
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0400There was a time when
summoned manly images like that of
Prince Hector soothing his wife and infant son before venturing out into battle. But these days, as Alexandra Carmeny points out in a
recent essay for Ethika Politika
, the term is more often associated with pinkness and petticoats, to the point that online discussion often tends to frame any form of perceived moral conservatism as stuffily feminine.