Carol Zaleski is professor of world religions at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.
It’s been 100 years since your birth and almost 75 since you entered the abbey. You died with your story unfinished.
Social microhistories can capture big ideas. I’d like to write one on pickles, which are as fundamental to civilization as anything in Chesterton’s pockets.
Psychologists describe a "middle knowledge" of the reality of death. How much of this knowledge is good for us?
At a historical art exhibit, I read that the images on display were intended for private devotion. Would it have been subversive of me to pray?
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