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Bracing Walk on the Other Side of War Literature

Review of River City One by John Waters, a novel of coming home from war

Star Wars, Tolkien, and Religion: Belief Matters

Tolkien and Lucas have tales of myth, but they have been so popular because their themes resonate so clearly with real life.

Heroes and Anti-Heroes: A Teachable Moment for the Next Generation

With the lines between good and evil portrayed as ever blurrier, distinguishing heroes, villains, and anti-heroes is critical

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The Importance of Reading: Obituary Reflections Concerning The Weekly Standard

Among much else, the demise of The Weekly Standard reminds us of the importance of a democratic citizenry armed with the willingness and capacity to engage with great works of history, fiction, art, and philosophy.

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