Chronicles Magazine Religion

The Poet and the Plowman

Surprisingly often we talked about Vergil, usually about the Aeneid, but sometimes about the Georgics, and then with the wry sentimental fondness of old students who had been made, not quite willingly, to go to school to the poem.

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    Trojan Asses

    On April 22, 1950, I published in the London Tablet an article entitled "The American Catholics Revisited," which provoked an avalanche of letters to the editor, wildly protesting against my observations.

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    Pastor to the Pariahs

    Dramatic conversions happen. F.F. Bruce, the noted New Testament scholar, is not alone in insisting that no one can understand Paul of Tarsus without considering his experience on the road to Damascus.

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