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Rollin A. Lasseter
"Oh, you’re a liberal-arts major. What are you going to do, teach?" Liberal-arts degree holders are familiar with contemporary assumptions...
Michael Schrauzer
Medusa (1597) by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, located in the Uffizi, Florence, Italy. It must take a special kind of artistic audacity...
Pete Vere
With the enticing music of his pipe, the Pied Piper of legend lured young people away from their homes and families into the side of a mountain...
Sophia Sproule
We often hear that it’s not worth getting upset about fiction. But fiction fails if it doesn’t convince us to accept the world presented at...
Michael Schrauzer
The Conversion of St. Paul by Francesco Mazzola (knownn as Parmigianino, 1503-1540). Located in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria...
Michael Schrauzer
Caspar David Friedrich, Wanderer above a Sea of Fog, ca. 1817. Located at Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany.Where is God? Is he inside us...
Karl Keating
In a few months the presidential primaries begin, and not long after that candidates for lesser offices, from Congress down to city council,...
Robert P. Lockwood
Aye carumba! Bart Simpson is perhaps the most recognizable cultural icon since Mickey Mouse. But beyond its astonishing popularity and...
Russell Shaw
"Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers another," G.K. Chesterton quipped. Today the news media are in the midst of a profound...
Michael Schrauzer
Woman Holding a Balance, ca. 1664, by Jan Vermeer. Located in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. We all know how difficult it can be...