Things tagged First Things


  1. John Herreid

    Dana Gioia on “The Catholic Writer Today”

    December 6, 2013 6:35 pm 2 Comments

    First Things has a bracing, challenging, and inspiring new article by Catholic poet Dana Gioia on the topic of “The Catholic Writer Today”. Here’s a couple of excerpts: The collapse of Catholic literary life reflects a larger crisis of confidence in the Church that touches on all aspects of religious,… Read more »

    Tags: Catholic literature Dana Gioia First Things

  2. John Herreid

    “Pulpit Fiction”

    August 21, 2013 9:54 am 5 Comments

    Matthew Schmitz writes over at the First Things blog First Thoughts, reflecting on Randy Boyagoda’s article Faith in Fiction: We have to be more creative about where we look for faith in fiction, and in order to do so, we have to expand our tastes beyond the high modernist aesthetic… Read more »

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