Laurie D. Russell

Redefining Beauty

This essay explores the origins of our definitions of beauty.

Brent Adkins

How (Not) to Think about Death: A Meditation on Life

This essay argues that although it is common in contemporary philosophy to claim that the ineluctability of death entails its internality, thinking of death as ineluctable and external is much more fruitful.

Brad Davis

Praise Him

In this poem, Brad Davis attends to feelings of faith and doubt that swim through tragedy’s aftermath.

Janet Sunderland

Standing at the Top of the Lane

In this poem, Janet Sunderland powerfully connects an encounter with the natural world to the everyday darkness of death and war and hopelessness.