The Dispatch

Longing to Remember

April 23, 2019 Timothy D. Lusch 1

“The Church became for me an inspirer of remembrance.” — Dom Erik Varden, OCSO The inferno at Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris left behind more than smoke-damaged stained glass and charred eight-hundred-year-old oak beams. Lingering after the […]

Books

Crusading 101

March 3, 2018 Timothy D. Lusch 12

How to Plan a Crusade: Religious War in the High Middle Ages, by Oxford professor Christopher Tyerman, demolishes the legend that Western crusaders were mere irrational […]