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Sister Wendy Beckett, who is the absolute best, died this past December at the age of eighty-eight. I'll have piece next week at Aleteia about how this innocent woman was so very profound and wise, not in spite of, but because of her innocence. In her interviews, she exudes innocence. Her very … [Read More...]
One night about eight years ago I was watching "The Adventure of the Naval Treaty," one of the Sherlock Holmes mystery shows from the 1980s that starred the compelling actor Jeremy Brett, which you used to be able to watch for free on YouTube. To my surprise, right in the middle of investigating a … [Read More...]
Our latest issue has arrived, featuring Leon Bloy in the Catholic Literary Tradition, poetry by Andrew Calis and Hannah Marshall, fiction by James Winter, and art by Giovanni Gasparro. Anyone who believes the great masters are gone forever, however, need only look at the art of Giovanni Gasparro. … [Read More...]
Bernardo Aparicio García Discovering Giovanni Gasparro’s work last year—it was brought to my attention by our managing editor, Karen Ullo—has been one of the most exciting moments of my tenure as publisher of Dappled Things. Since founding the journal more than a decade ago, it has been largely … [Read More...]
Guest post by David Smith. We measure things. It is one of the things humans do. We do it mostly because we plan to use the things we measure. Units of measurements seem to be of two kinds: natural/intuitive and artificial/synthetic. Natural ones came first. Feet are based on an average … [Read More...]