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Articles & Essays

Articles & Essays

Encountering Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky was arrested, led to a platform, tied to a stake, and blindfolded before a firing squad. As his biographer Joseph Frank describes the scene: “A cart with coffins could be seen on the side, and a priest came carrying a cross, which they…
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February 20, 2020
Articles & Essays

Willing to Suffer

How one of America’s greatest Christian authors viewed the thing we all fear It is hard to want to suffer; I presume Grace is necessary for the want,” Flannery O’Connor wrote these lines in her prayer journal in 1946 while she was a graduate student…
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October 16, 2017