Poetry, Myth, Belief: Thoughts on Reading Peter O’leary’s “Thick & Dazzling Darkness: Religious Poetry in A Secular Age”

ONE: A first common-or-garden view: take Myth as belief not founded on what Science calls "empirical fact." Even if "empirical fact" retreats ad…

Hitler’s American Model, by Nathaniel Tarn

I am talking today about a small book by James Q. Whitman, Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale published by Princeton…