Susannah Black

Susannah Black is associate editor at Providence and a native Manhattanite living in Queens. Her writing has appeared in First Things, The Distributist Review, Front Porch Republic, Ethika Politika, and elsewhere. She is a section editor at Solidarity Hall. She blogs at radiofreethulcandra.wordpress.com and tweets at @suzania.
The Caliphate & the Cosmopolis
The Caliphate & the Cosmopolis

The point is not that one nation-state attacked another. It is precisely that the Caliphate attacked one of the cities in… let’s call it the Cosmopolis, the collection of cities that are the capitals of what was once Christendom.

A Surprising Darkness: Review of Houellebecq’s Submission
A Surprising Darkness

The shocking thing about Michel Houellebecq’s Submission is not that it isn’t anti-Muslim. The shocking thing is that it’s not—or not primarily—anti-Islam.