In Memoriam: Ian Ker (1942-2022)

November 6, 2022 Edward Short 13

Fr. Ian Ker, the leading authority on the life and work of St John Henry Cardinal Newman, died in the early morning of November 5th in hospital in Gloucester, England not far from his home […]


In the Night-Nursery with R.W. Southern

January 2, 2022 Edward Short 6

I In an essay entitled “The Truth about the Past” (1988), which the mediaevalist R.W. Southern (1912-2000) delivered to the St. John’s College Historical Society, he pointed out that it was not until 1850 that […]