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By David Ney I moved with my family from the Dominion of Canada to the United States of America in 2017. I can recollect being asked a question about Canada on a single occasion during my first three years i... Read More...

A Book for Our Time

Michael Mayne’s A Year Lost and Found By Ronald A. Wells About six months into the COVID-19 quarantine, a friend from another part of the country called to ask how I was getting on. I mentioned that a silve... Read More...

Books: Forgotten Friends

By Ephraim Radner When I worked in Burundi in the early 1980s, my house stood across the road from the local school. One day, a young man came by and introduced himself. He was a teacher at the school, a Rwandan refugee living under UN papers. He had gone t... Read More...

Being a Potato Bug

Watching Mister Rogers with my children is a constant reminder of how impoverished our culture can be when it comes to childhood.

How to Be Political

We need to disabuse ourselves of the notion that interest in politics is merely a hobby.

Two loves in Jesus Christ Superstar

I can’t help it. In Lent I usually feel nostalgic for the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. One of my older siblings got it right after it came out in the early ’70s. I liked it. No, I loved it. Forgive me if ... Read More...