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On Conversion: Three Stories

March 25, 2019 James Matthew Wilson 3

The Christian Joy of Coming Together In the last months before his conversion, Saint Augustine heard the story of Gaius Victorinus, the pagan neo-Platonist philosopher who was himself converted to Christianity in his old age. […]

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Finding a form for prayer

March 18, 2017 James Matthew Wilson 0

The last decade has been dotted with reluctant valedictions for the lost age of the American Catholic Literary Revival. Paul Elie’s The Life You Save May Be Your Own(2003), a hefty biographical history that interweaves […]