"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
Under the patronage of St. Tammany
Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Generally speaking, religious people deal in absolute truths, while politics is about the art of dealmaking and compromise. The religion reporter will know what his journalist colleagues probably don't: that to the truly religious person, some things are not up for negotiation, because to the believer, they aren't a matter of an opinion about reality, they are reality.
At Dartmouth, a voice of sanity: an economics professor asks "why Dartmouth resources are being squandered in promoting the personal political activism of some of its faculty members."
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A reader e-mails:
I just got back from Barnes & Noble where they are selling – giving away is more like it – "scholarly classics" under their own imprint. For an average of $7.95 per: "The Rough Riders" and "Hunting the Grisly [sic]" were two that caught my eye. Memoirs of US Grant (more expensive, but about 3" thick) was another. This is a worthy effort, especially the TR stuff.