Essay

Singing through Advent: Part One

November 26, 2020 Peter M.J. Stravinskas 8

“Beauty will save the world,” says’s Dostoevsky’s Idiot. We need beauty. The preeminent theologian of beauty, we might say, was Hans Urs Von Balthasar, who rhapsodized on this notion thus: Beauty is the last thing which […]

Features

Christ Child at the capitol

November 24, 2020 Joseph M. Hanneman 2

Nearly two-thirds of state capitol buildings in the United States will display a Nativity crèche this Christmas season, a nearly 50 percent increase in just two years under a partnership between American Nativity Scene and […]

Essay

The God Question Revisited

November 20, 2020 Jack Gist 14

Walker Percy’s father committed suicide when Walker was a teenager. After his mother drove her car off a Louisiana bridge, he was raised by an agnostic first-cousin. Such experiences have driven many a young soul […]