Bernini’s Rape of Persephone

Reading Ovid at Columbia

A Victorian solution for delicate sensibilities.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By JOSEPH BOTTUM

 

To Live and Die  in Philadelphia

To Live and Die in Philadelphia

The abortionist’s house of horrors.

Feb 7, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 20

The Shelves of Yesteryear

The Shelves of Yesteryear

Joseph Bottum, unapologetic middlebrow

Jan 31, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 19

Times a-Wastin’

Times a-Wastin’

There once was a paper of record.

Dec 27, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 15

Polyepoxide Conservatism

Polyepoxide Conservatism

Joseph Bottum, polyepoxide conservative.

Dec 13, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 13

A Country at Prayer

A Country at Prayer

What’s the difference between faith, and having faith in religion?

Nov 29, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 11

There Is No Catholic Vote

There Is No Catholic Vote

But on social policy, everyone now speaks Catholic.

Nov 1, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 07

Loose Language

Loose Language

Joseph Bottum, prolix

Oct 25, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 06

The Scarlet 'D'

The Scarlet 'D'

It’s hard out here for a Democrat.

Sep 13, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 48

Anti-Catholicism, Again

Anti-Catholicism, Again

The permanent scandal of the Vatican

May 3, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 31

Yes, It Is Sectarian Violence

Yes, It Is Sectarian Violence

Nigeria’s Christians massacred again.

Mar 29, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 27

Ralph McInerny, 1929-2010

Feb 15, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 21

And Heaven and Nature Sing

Joseph Bottum on the words of Christmas.

Dec 28, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 15

God and Obama at Notre Dame

The clash between Catholic culture and Catholic colleges.

May 18, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 33

Richard John Neuhaus, 1936-2009

A gaping hole in the public square.

Jan 19, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 17

Here We Come A-Wassailing

Joseph Bottum, caroler

Dec 22, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 14

Sir Vidia's Dance

Can life and art be separated?

Nov 17, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 09

Watchers of the Skies

Joseph Bottum revisits Homer.

Oct 27, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 07

More Catholic Than the Pope

Joe Biden's and Nancy Pelosi's ill-fated ventures into theological disputation.

Sep 29, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 03

A Summer Car

Joseph Bottum's summer car.

Sep 1, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 47

Thomas M. Disch, 1940-2008

Joseph Bottum on Thomas M. Disch

Jul 21, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 42

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