The philosopher-knight of beauty has left us.
Some of the editors of Dappled Things have put together a list of our favorite books we read this year. New books, old books, middle-aged books, philosophy or fiction, children’s books or ancient history… Anything we read and loved this year. Since we’re all a bunch of literary nerds, it turned out … [Read More...]
Some Dappled Things editors and contributors have been busy writing about their favorite books of 2019. They've asked me to get the round-up started with this post. Look for more posts on this topic in the next few days. Marvelous Alice Thomas Ellis This is the year that I discovered the … [Read More...]
[Update: I'm posting this again, as I do yearly, so it can be handy for anyone who wants to do the novena this year.] Catholics who wish to celebrate Advent as a time to prepare spiritually for Christmas often find themselves at a loss about how to do it. After setting up an Advent wreath and … [Read More...]
Wait. Prepare. The fulfillment is coming. Wait. Prepare. Every year, I begin teaching my church choir a new anthem for Christmas in August. To prepare for Christmas is not the work of four weeks, but more than four months. To prepare to begin preparing takes even longer. First, I must … [Read More...]
As Dappled Things begins its fifteenth year, I am delighted to share with you the momentous news that the journal is entering into a partnership with the Collegium Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture at the University of Pennsylvania. Over the past decade and a half, we have relied entirely … [Read More...]