Tag Archives: Chronicles

Christopher Hitchens, RIP

Christopher Hitchens, essayist, civil libertarian, and prominent New Atheist, died on December 15, 2011, after a battle with esophageal cancer. I asked readers of this blog to pray for Hitchens last year, contrary to his stated wishes. Hitchens was an … Continue reading

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Joseph Sobran, RIP

Joe Sobran, contributing editor of Chronicles magazine and former editor of National Review, departed this life on Thursday at the age of 64. The cause of death was complications resulting from diabetes. I first met Sobran at the Ludwig von … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Liberal studies are practical. They have civic and cultural use and a personal function, the two often intertwined. If properly defined and well carried out by learned and intellectually honest teachers, liberal studies ground students in disciplined thinking and free … Continue reading

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Introducing Thomas Fleming

This week’s addition to the Blogroll is Dr. Thomas Fleming, president of the Rockford Institute and editor-in-chief of Chronicles magazine. Dr. Fleming is a classicist by training, and he never fails to challenge my assumptions about the ancient and medieval … Continue reading

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