Menu
A+ A A-

Marshall McLuhan

Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), author of "Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man" (1964), coined the prescient phrase: "The medium is the message."

Read more

Grace under pressure

A chapter in a remarkable American and Catholic life will close on June 6, when Abbot Thomas Frerking, OSB, concludes more than two decades of service as leader of the monastic community at St. Louis Abbey.

Read more

In a Rearview Mirror

Like his father before him, Eric McLuhan had to deal with the tsunami of "information" generated in what has become a seven-billion-channel media universe.

Read more

The Humor of Jesus

I think the heroic nineteenth-century archbishop in Cuba, Anthony Mary Claret, was off the mark when he disapproved of laughter because Jesus is not known to have laughed.

Read more