December 24, 2013 at 1:00 am by noamsienna
(Continued from parts one and two) “The Bravest Thing He Ever Did”: Valour, Victory, and the Great Battle There is an emphasis throughout Tolkien’s work on what one might call “true heroism,” which comes not from martial victory and certainly not through needless violence, but from the choices we make to conduct ourselves with dignity. […]
September 11, 2012 at 10:24 pm by Jonah Rank
Art vs. Torah as outlets: exhibited by Sara Bareilles, Amanda Palmer, and the rabbis.
May 9, 2012 at 2:53 am by Jonah Rank
It’s not everyday that a metal band sings a song about a devil who travels all across the United Kingdom only to blame his actions on humans. And it’s not everyday that a folk singer sings about an evil with a pitchfork and a tail, walking “upright out of the inferno” and into “a roadside […]