For a while, there will be no further posting here. Many thanks to faithful readers. Yesterday, with 21 visitors and 36 views, was the best day of our run. The latest article was even "liked" twice by unfamiliar readers; I'm interested to know how they even found us, if they're willing to comment. We've averaged … Continue reading Hiatus

On Literary Criticism

One of my best professors taught women's studies. She understood that feminism was only one way of interpreting the world, and she was interested in whether we could use  it's vocabulary and arguments correctly, not in our adopting that perspective. Once, I wrote a feminist essay on the Canterbury Tales. Based on these lines "No … Continue reading On Literary Criticism

On dance: Another satire (but not really)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26-1t15R_MU St. Paul used the runner as a metaphor in his epistles. I wish he had done the same for dance. There are two reasons why I suggested that churches hold swing dance socials. The first is that I enjoy getting my way and need people to dance with; the second is that dance can … Continue reading On dance: Another satire (but not really)

Meditation on tradition: A satire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYIxTQ1nvDI Nothing is more ridiculous than the traditions of the Church. If you’re surprised to read that from a Christian source, don’t be. We know best! Churches have traditions because they like old things. Old things connect us to the past, where modern people find answers for the future. Traditions are also, to borrow a … Continue reading Meditation on tradition: A satire