Living Memory – A Mother’s Day Reflection

I’ve published pieces from time to time by my friend Mark Goldblatt, a professor and novelist whose work I’ve enjoyed. I’m very pleased to publish this story and reflection for Mother’s Day from Mark: * Living Memory By Mark Goldblatt On May 15th 1944, the front page of the New York Times carried a brief dispatch from the war [Read More…]

Mark Goldblatt on the Soul: Oh, the Me-ness of Me

My own training is in the world of discourse, rules and rhetoric known as philosophy. I entitled this blog Philosophical Fragments because I wanted to bring something more akin to philosophical rigor to bear on the religious, social and cultural issues of the day. My friend Mark Goldblatt reflects here on an issue more eternal than [Read More…]