Volume 20, Issue 1 / Spring 2008
Please hold your applause until the end of the performance
Douglas Wilson speaks of globaloney.
Nathan Wilson gets excerpted.
Peter Leithart writes 7 pages on Rosenstock-Hussey
Brendan O’Donnell tells a long joke.
Mark B. draws.
The Cave, The Cave, The Cave moves to the front.
The Contents of our TABLE
Cave of Adullam
How to Think about the War and Other Manifestations of Globaloney / Douglas Wilson
In the grip of abstractions, men are savage and pitiless. You can get away with a lot when fighting for “liberty, equality, fraternity,” or for “the solidarity of the working man,” or “democracy.”
How Not to Watch a Movie Like a Twelve-Year-Old / Douglas Jones
Entering a good story is primarily about learning to love some ugly person. That’s the gospel, isn’t it?
The Cross of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy / Peter J. Leithart
“Torn men are dangerous men. They will go to hell and worship the devil of power for power’s sake.”
What Men Wish Their Wives Knew About Porn
What Is a Conservative?
The Woman’s Touch
Welcome / Nathan D. Wilson
What the hell is this place? Just looking around, I can tell you that whatever is going on, spheres are a theme, and so are insects.
The Joke / Brendan O’Donnell
Reading Notes / Peter J. Leithart
Blythe writes well, sometimes hilariously, about basketball, and is surprisingly insightful in his comments on class and race in the South.
Ecoguilt / Ben Merkle
Gratitude left unexpressed turns sour. It goes rotten and spoils