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Great places — Chicago’s Catholic architecture

When I was a choirboy, one of the most ethereal motets we sang was Anton Bruckner’s setting of a text from the old Mass for the Dedication of a Church, […]

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Marriage, the courts, and the amendment

Ironically, I got into my first protracted discussion about the Federal Marriage Amendment [FMA] at a wedding reception, a few years back. My interlocutors were two prominent political philosophers of […]

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The greatest sports movie ever

It’s summer, which means sports and movies, which prompts the question: What’s the greatest sports movie ever? In 2001, Sports Illustrated issued a top twenty list led by Bull Durham. […]