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The Strange Shipwreck of Robinson Crusoe - PHILIP ZALESKI

The crucial issue and the book's great gift is Defoe's account of how a civilization is born. What transforms chaos into cosmos, survivalism into society, is obedience to God.  Read more...

The Tree of Life - Steven D. Greydanus

Is Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life a pretentious mess or a profound masterpiece?  Read more...

The trouble with Sex and the City's fairy tale ending - Colleen Carroll Campbell

The blockbuster box-office debut last weekend of the Sex and the City movie -- a follow-up to the TV series of the same name -- reinforced the show's reputation as a cultural phenomenon.  Read more...

The Trouble With Harry - John Andrew Murray

By disassociating magic and supernatural evil, it becomes possible to portray occult practices as "good" and "healthy," contrary to the scriptural declaration that such practices are "detestable to the Lord."  Read more...

The Twelve Men - G.K. Chesterton

The other day, while I was meditating on morality and Mr. H. Pitt, I was, so to speak, snatched up and put into a jury box to try people. The snatching took some weeks, but to me it seemed something sudden and arbitrary. I was put into this box because I lived in Battersea, and my name began with a C.  Read more...

The Untouchables - Antoni Cimolino

Why it's blasphemous to alter Shakespeare's words for a modern audience.  Read more...

The Wedding Feast at Cana - Dan Doyle

A wedding is a beginning as true and new as any birth.  Read more...

The Wonderful Adventures of Tintin - Frederica Mathewes-Green

Skeptics can rest easy: This film does Tintin justice.  Read more...

The world's oldest Bible now available online - Pamela Luther

As of today, the earliest copy of the Bible is now online.  Read more...

The World’s Story vs. A Fable for Our Age - Tim Drake

Every age has its story — a story that gets read and re-read, told and re-told ; a story that helps to define the age.  Read more...

There's a Stranger in Your House - JERRY MCGUIRE

There's a stranger in your house. On average, every day that stranger talks to our children more than most parents do in a month. We allow the stranger to teach them things and use language for which we would have a real stranger arrested.  Read more...

There’s plenty of goodies yet in the English word-factory - Paul Johnson

The most overused word this autumn has been 'crunch' in the sense of 'crisis', as in the phrase 'credit crunch'.   Read more...

Thomas Hughes’ Tom Brown’s School Days - Mitchell Kalpakgian

A heartwarming, charming story of a typical English boy's life at Dr. Arnold's famous Rugby school renowned for its ethic of "muscular Christianity, this classic (1857) depicts the old world ideals of "merry old England" captured in the customs of rural villages and transmitted at Rugby.   Read more...

Time raises Longfellow, like Lazarus, from the dead - Paul Johnson

It is good news that Longfellow is at last enjoying a revival, happily coinciding this year with the 200th anniversary of his birth. He is far and away America’s greatest poet.  Read more...

Time, Tradition, and T.S. Eliot - Father Dwight Longenecker

When T.S. Eliot was lodging with his friend John Haward, the charwoman [the cleaning lady] was once asked about the famous man she worked for.  Not knowing who Mr. Eliot was, she finally figured out who they were talking about and said, "Oh! you mean the holy man!"  Read more...

Tolkien and Rowling: Common Ground? - Michael O'Brien/Sandra Miesel

Michael O’Brien’s sweeping and popular critique of the Harry Potter books is criticized in a letter to Catholic World Report by Sandra Miesel of Indianapolis. O’Brien’s response follows.  Read more...

Tolkien: Man and Myth - book review - DANIEL KENNELLY

While few writers and few books have inspired such extremes of opinion as Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, the book remains an enormous popular success.  Read more...

Tongue-twister Shakespeare - Seth Lerer

A new book traces the origins of English—from the Anglo-Saxons to Eminem. In the excerpt below, the author explains how Shakespeare stretched English to its outer limits.  Read more...

Toward the First Great Renaissance Carolingian and Romanesque Church Architecture - Michael Rose

Charlemagne, King of the Franks, regarded the restoration of the West as both a spiritual and a political duty. He set about to revive the traditions of ancient Rome in light of the universal call to recognize Christ as the center of the new emerging culture. This, the beginning of the first great Renaissance in Christendom, found expression in architecture.  Read more...

Transport: Seeing With a Myriad of Eyes - William Kilpatrick, Gregory Wolfe, and Suzanne M. Wolfe

Like travel books broaden the mind. They give us a bigger picture of the world and its inhabitants. One result is that we become better judges of character. By meeting certain character types in stories we are better prepared for the day when we will meet that type in person.  Read more...

True love — and sacrifice - Father Raymond J. de Souza

The 50th edition of the New York Film Festival honoured two movies that are not the usual avant garde festival fare.   Read more...

Trust Your Feelings…Darth? - Terry Mattingly

No wonder Anakin Skywalker seems so confused. Every time the Jedi apprentice turns around, a spiritual master tells him to trust his feelings, search his feelings or follow his feelings. Trouble is, the young super-warrior in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones is a tornado of feelings. He feels love. He feels hate, ambition, desire, frustration, fear and fury.  Read more...

Truth and Beauty - Father George William Rutler

Art is not merely an option for the Christian.  Read more...

Turning visitors into pilgrims - Father Raymond J. de Souza

The new Saint Peter’s Basilica is 500 years old this year — or more specifically, it is five centuries since the cornerstone was laid.  Read more...

Twenty-four Questions on Sacred Music - Church Music Association of America

Q: What is sacred music?  Read more...


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