The pulpit and the politicians


Last July I discussed how Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, an empty suit who happened to be black, won the Democratic nomination for governor. It appeared a foregone conclusion that he … MORE >>

Dickens, Christmas, and remembrance

Charles Dickens’s Christmas tales are so much a part of the season that, hearing the report of Dickens’s sudden death in 1870, a girl is reported to have asked, “Dickens dead?… MORE >>

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