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James Wright

An American Orthodoxy

Last week on Facebook, Andrew Hartman posted the following fbleg from a friend:Dear academic friends: Please help! A friend of mine is seeking texts for a student (see his query below):   Can you think of a good text in the modern American context that would help my student (and me) learn about the tension between orthodoxy and dissidence that is not so removed from her own experience and reading? I think TV and other tools of cultural, political, and intellectual homogenization create the impression that “we are one”, that the counter-culture on the left and right are simply insane, Read more