"While we cannot quantify the action of grace in history, we can observe those selfless acts of virtue that brought about amazing transformations in society," explains this short Nobility essay, which helps us recognize grace and encounter the supernatural.
A new Southern publishing house, Story River Press, installs Pat Conroy as editor-at-large. This Southern Living interview reveals they have chosen a man who looks for good writing, not a bestseller. And he is a Southern gentleman. To the core.
Bringing back the gas chamber? Nitrogen gas is the new "best way" to execute people, according to this Slate piece by Tom McNichol. it may even induce euphoria--the perfect answer for the modern culture that abhors suffering of any kind.