Remember That the Devil Is Quite A Gentleman
There’s a long history of calling people the devil. It doesn’t usually turn out well.
“Are you a homosexual?”
John Stoehr, our friend at the New Haven Advocate, has a new article about independent Catholics, both radical and reactionary. It begins with the story of Rev. Shawn Smith: [T]he day he asked to enter the seminary was essentially his last day as a Roman Catholic. It changed the course of Smith’s life and it…
Revising Night: Elie Wiesel and the Hazards of Holocaust Theology
Editors’ note: This essay was first published in April 2001, long before Oprah’s Book Club chose Night as its latest selection. Yet especially in light of doubts concerning the reliability of Oprah’s previous pick, the question raised here remains relevant: In making the Holocaust a matter of theological concern, does Elie Wiesel’s classic memoir court historical revisionism?