Monday, May 12, 2003

The brilliant Bob Tyrrell (for whom this blog is indebted vis-à-vis inspiration) files this anamnesis on the equally brilliant writer, Malcolm Muggeridge. St. Mugg - his post-conversion cognomen- would have been 100 this year and not a time too soon to reflect on his life.

R. Emmett Tyrell Remembers St. Mugg

Malcolm Muggeridge Centenary

Saturday, May 10, 2003

Can hate be a virtue? How applicable is it to Jewish theology? In the article The Virtue of Hate, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik flamboyantly uses the word as dual purpose for both hyperbole (interest) and then polemic (exposition) in a wonderfully fascinating comparative religion piece.