Month: June 2019

On Nick Kristof, Jean Vanier, and Human Resources

Right. So this is a kind of complicated non-hot take spurred by Nicholas Kristof’s excellent and horrible piece in the Times today. Kristof is reporting from Guatemala, where almost half of all children are physically and mentally stunted because of...

/ June 13, 2019

Rise up, wretched man: enough tears have flowed.

Several months ago, I went with a group of friends– mostly church people, from Emmanuel Anglican– to see a production of Euripides’ Herakles, in the original Greek, directed by our friend Caleb Simone. It was part of his doctoral work,...

/ June 3, 2019