I have been on a relentless hunt for the perfect damask fabric to use in my bedroom. When my husband and I moved here from Washington, D.C. this past June, one of the first tasks we undertook was the careful placement of our furniture and
I’ve just reviewed Amy Black’s utterly sane, entirely helpful Beyond Left and Right: Helping Christians Make Sense of American Politics over at The Other Journal. Check it, and this fun, provocative journal out here.
Like her biblical namesake, the Ruth of Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping (1980) is a sojourner among strangers. The almost misleading title of the novel suggests that the novel will be concerned with the daily habits that constitute and stabilize domestic life. Instead, the novel’s protagonists inhabit