Condemned to Salvation: Considering Universalism with David Bentley Hart
On "That All Shall Be Saved: Heaven, Hell, and Universal Salvation" by David Bentley Hart.
The Atheist Illusion
Ed Simon parses “Seven Types of Atheism” by John Gray.
Dismal Shores of Acheron: Touring Hell with Penguin Classics
"Finding language to describe the indescribable is the paradox of hell." Ed Simon reviews "The Penguin Book of Hell."
Whispers in the Bare Ruined Choir: Meghan O’Gieblyn’s Crisis of Faith
Meghan O'Gieblyn's "Interior States" is an exemple of the kind of commentary that uses religious vocabulary to describe our current moment.
The Mexican Phoenix Rises: On “Sor Juana: Or, the Persistence of Pop”
Ed Simon considers “Sor Juana: Or, the Persistence of Pop” by Ilan Stavans.
Classic Rock’s Götterdämmerung
Ed Simon dances with Steven Hyden’s “Twilight of the Gods.”
Groping Towards Each Other in a Common Mist
In his new translation, David Bentley Hart presents the New Testament as a choir, rather than the work of a soloist.