Journal

On War and the Soul

When I wrote up my reflections on military trauma after the JustPeace Conference, I had not yet read Edward Tick’s book, War and the Soul: Healing our Nation’s Veterans from …

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On Markets and Families

American Conservatism is indeed at a crossroads without a map. In a recent article, Yuval Levin (“The Republicans’ Road Back,’ Newsweek, March 16, 2009, p. 33) states “conservatives have sought …

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Review by Wisteria Leigh

The Historical Novels  Review Online (a service of the Historical Novel Society) has just published a review by Wisteria Leigh. Here are a few excerpts from her review. “The theme …

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The OIKOS Word on Ecology

Environmental concerns reach back to my earliest years, when I spent my summers on a family farm in northern Virginia and even formed a “Nature Club” when I was about …

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Woodworking and Spirituality

While woodworking has always been part of my life, it became a central activity only ten years ago. Teaching writing, raising a family, and engaging in community activities left little …

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Review by JC Walkup

In addition to her story about the novel, JC Walkup simultaneously wrote a review in The Guide, published by The Mountaineer (Waynesville, NC) on February 25, 2009, p. 5, printed …

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A People Passing Over

Having lived my entire life in the toils of our heritage of slavery and racism, I could only respond to the election of November 4, 2008, with these words: A …

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