November 29, 2012 / Creative Writing
Rebecca Lynne Fullan, in “Telling My Beads,” weighs her reasons for wearing a rosary for inspiration, Christ’s “tiny twist . . . of body in metal” a strange weight on both body and soul.
In this wide-ranging interview, Jeffrey Stout discusses themes from his 2004 book DEMOCRACY AND TRADITION, including such topics as religion, democracy, secularism, piety, and the intellectual orientation he, following Stanley Cavell, calls “Emersonian Perfectionism.”