Apocalypse Week: Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

GoodOmens-Reprint

All Hell is Breaking Loose. With Hilarious Results. In the beginning ——————- It was a nice day. All the days had been nice. There had been rather more than seven of them so far, and rain hadn’t been invented yet. But clouds massing east of Eden suggested that the first thunderstorm was on its way, [Read More...]

Art of Reading: Still Life with Japanese Children’s Book

Still Life with Japanese Children’s Book (also known as A Japanese Tale) Claude Raguet Hirst – circa 1890-1899 via lines and colors where there is interesting information about Claude Hirst. Image from The Athenaeum where you may see many more of Hirst’s paintings [Read more...]

Same Kind of Happy as Me: Reviewing “A People of Hope: Archbishop Timothy Dolan in Conversation with John L. Allen, Jr.”

Probably my chief professional frustration is that the Catholic Church I have come to know from the inside—the warmth and laughter one finds in most Catholic circles, the rich intellectual tradition, the vast body of lore, the incredible range of characters, the deep desire to do good, the abiding faith against all odds that thrives [Read More...]


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