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60The Poem Remembershttps://www.firstthings.com/article/2015/04/the-poem-remembers
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400Why Homer Matters by adam nicolson henry holt and co., 320 pages, $30
Search Me, O Godhttps://www.firstthings.com/article/2013/06/search-me-o-god
Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00:00 -0400What is most alarming about popular young adult novelist Cory Doctorow’s vision is the understanding of God that he proffers. Feeling the indifference of the universe does not plunge him into an abyss of meaninglessness, as one might think: It liberates him from this inner Big Brother.
]]>From the June/July First Things: “Search Me, O God”https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2013/05/from-the-junejuly-first-things-ldquosearch-me-o-godrdquo
Tue, 14 May 2013 00:00:00 -0400 What is most alarming about popular young adult novelist Cory Doctorows vision is the understanding of God that he proffers. Feeling the indifference of the universe does not plunge him into an abyss of meaninglessness, as one might think: It liberates him from this inner Big Brother.
]]>Reading Literature Faithfullyhttps://www.firstthings.com/article/2011/04/reading-literature-faithfully
Fri, 01 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400 Christianity and Literature
by David Lyle Jeffrey and Gregory P. Maillet
InterVarsity, 292 pages, $24
]]>For Lucia, on Her Confirmationhttps://www.firstthings.com/article/2010/05/for-lucia-on-her-confirmation
Sat, 01 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 In Houston once, the candles running out
Before we got to Easter Vigil (late),
I held you up instead, and thought about
The name you sometimes hate.
I think about it now, when youre too grown
To lift again like that: how on this night
You burn with oil, and this time on your own
Hold up your name to light.
]]>Pieties and Pixelshttps://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2009/02/pieties-and-pixels
Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Last May and June, our daughter Therese and two friends, all a year out of college, walked for over six hundred miles on the millennium-old pilgrimage route from southern France across the Pyrenees and the breadth of northern Spain to St. James Compostela. Therese did not take a single picture. When she got home, she had nothing to show us except the traces of multiple blisters on her feet.