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Gregory Wolfe

Gregory Wolfe
Gregory Wolfe is the editor of Image Journal and author of Beauty Will Save the World. He is also the Di­rec­tor of the Seat­tle Pa­cific Uni­ver­sity MFA in Creative Writing Program and writer in residence at Seattle Pacific University.
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If art cannot save our souls, it can do much to redeem the time, to give us a true image of ourselves, both in the horror and the boredom to which we can descend, and in the glory which we may, in rare moments, be privileged to...
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Conservatives must once again put contemplation before action, or else their energies will be wasted. They cannot continue to trim the upper branches of politics while the roots of culture wither and die from inattention... There is an aspect...
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Review of The Thanatos Syndrome, by Walker Percy. In spite of his six widely read novels, his two works of nonfiction (with their original contributions to the study of language and...
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Flannery O'Connor Flannery O'Connor and the Language of Apocalypse, by Edward Kessler. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986. The Correspondence of Flannery O'Connor and the Brainard...
therapeutic society
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Conservatives active in the business of influencing public policy have been giving increasing attention in recent years to the idea that politics is ultimately an epiphenomenon of culture. What these activists have recognized is that political mobilization...
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Toward the end of my undergraduate days, I came across a passage in Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Nobel Lecture which I found startling and even a bit disturbing. Solzhenitsyn begins his address on the nature and...

An excerpt from Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Nobel lecture found in Beauty Will Save the World  (by Gregory Wolfe): Dostoevsky once enigmatically...
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Eric Voegelin's Search For Order In History, edited by Stephen A. McKnight. In the spring of 1953, Time magazine published a long review-essay entitled “Journalism and Joachim’s Children.” The book reviewed was...