Month: March 2007

Look Homeward, America

Caleb Stegall has written a great review of the book. I should have posted this link sooner. Excerpt: In Look Homeward, America, Bill Kauffman offers a detailed and often …

The Weekend Eudemon

Outdoor reading, Knights of Columbus fish fry, drinking club yesterday. Wife and kids gone for the weekend, Final Four games, and more outdoor reading today. It’s a good weekend. …

Friday

Interesting post over at Ignatius Insight about the attempts of one man to bring new age-type practices under the roof of the Catholic Church. Excerpt: Born in 1900 in …

Sexualizing Girls

It’s not a good thing. Article at The Register (subscription might be required). Excerpt: The American Psychological Association’s report concluded that sexualization was damaging to all women, but particularly …

The Quick-Hitting Eudemon

Significant (Nestorian) Christian presence in China by 700 AD? Interesting stuff in the current issue of Touchstone. Hats off to these renegades: Just as speakeasies arose in the 1920s, …

The Wednesday Eudemon

Abbreviated blogging today. My computer has been pulled, awaiting a replacement. I have computer access, but it’s not as efficient as my regular computer. The new issue of Books …

I Must Be in the Back Row!

The Greeks knew acoustics, too. Pretty wild. Courtesy of LewRockwell. Excerpt: Its acoustics are extraordinary: a performer standing on the open-air stage can be heard in the back rows …

Architecture to Toads

Susan Sontag once described a polymath as someone who is interested in everything and nothing else. I’m not a polymath, but I’m interested in all sorts of things. Occasionally, …

Monday Blogging

I’m looking for hip Catholic blogs. What do I mean by hip? Hard to say, but here are a few catch words: beatniks, jazz music, James Dean, Elvis, Dennis …