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The Walrus and the Carpenter

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This poem first appeared in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass: And What Alice Found There. Though it appears to be delightful nonsense verse for children, adults can find deeper meaning…

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Samuel II, Chapters 11-12

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King David has fallen in love with the beautiful Bathsheba, who is already married to a soldier under his command. David takes extreme actions to gain her. Yet when the…

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God’s Grandeur

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Ordained a Jesuit priest in 1877, the Englishman Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) began writing poetry at an early age. His work is steeped in fiercely honest encounters with faith and…

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Four Traditions of Philanthropy

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​Elizabeth M. Lynn, founder and director of the Center for Civic Reflection, and D. Susan Wisely, former Director of Evaluation for Lilly Endowment, examine "three distinctive philanthropic traditions" in the United…