My Friend, Mary Flannery

I’ve always felt a kinship with Flannery O’Connor. I hope to meet her in heaven, but until then I’ll read what she wrote, and biographies that others have written about her.Continue readingMy Friend, Mary Flannery

Plutarch’s Lives: Instructive Biography

Comparing two modern editions of Plutarch’s Lives shows how the modern world has learned to scorn the value of moral character.Continue readingPlutarch’s Lives: Instructive Biography