Things tagged Benedict XVI


  1. Did Orwell Have It Wrong? Did Huxley Have It Right?

    August 11, 2016 11:54 pm 3 Comments

    George Orwell comes up regularly in political conversation. Often his invocation is apt, as when we speak of the twisting of language to favor the powerful. But often it isn’t, with attempts to portray any political opponents or governmental actions we happen to dislike as ruling with an iron fist…. Read more »

    Tags: aldous huxley Benedict XVI dystopia george orwell

  2. John Herreid

    The Wound that Heals

    July 31, 2015 7:15 pm 3 Comments

    The other day my six-year-old daughter said something very striking. I had asked my three children what kind of music they would like to listen to.  She told me that she didn’t want to listen to classical right now, and requested pop music instead. “Why?” “Because classic music is so… Read more »

    Tags: art Benedict XVI Joseph Ratzinger