Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s memoir of his years in exile holds vital lessons for a fractured America.
If we believe, then we believe in the Lord’s permissive will as well as His active: evil is permitted on the grounds that it will give rise to greater good. This belief, though one of the most difficult in all theology, is also a comforting one as we take stock of crises, Traditionis Custodes being […]
By David Hein on Aug 30, 2021 04:00 pm
Success in writing requires the virtue of temperance, self-mastery, which refers to an internal action less dreary and passive than mere abstinence. Temperance means disciplining oneself in order to realize one’s greatest potential. Writing is a moral act, I often tell my undergraduate students. At first, naturally enough, they are puzzled by this claim. Not ...
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by Nayeli RianoSuch are the power and relevance of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s words, that we would be doing ourselves a disservice if we did not engage with his memories in an effort to connect them with our own, transforming them into something new. And, happily, this is what the authors of Solzhenitsyn and American Culture do... [MORE]