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Gregory Wolfe

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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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The title of Gregory Wolfe’s excellent collection of essays, Beauty Will Save the World, is based on a much-quoted line from Dostoevsky’s The Idiot. In its context it appears only in indirect...
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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 let...
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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