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This month's letters and comments.

Odds and ends.


Brass Rubbings

by Max Bodach
On an island church.
The Jungle

by C.J. Ciaramella
On the elderly.
Historia Ecclesiastica

by Declan Leary
On Canada.

by Jennifer Bryson
On Guantanamo Bay.


by Thomas Hellenbrand
On Poland.

by Carino Hodder
On drawing.

by Gregory Caridi
On the Church's governing authority.

by Robert McLeod
On N.A.S.C.A.R.

Arts and Letters

by Jude Russo
Vergil’s Aeneid; Homer's Illiad

by Jaspreet Singh Boparai
The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton

by Andrew Petiprin
Anglicanism: A Reformed Catholic Tradition by Gerald Bray

by Aram Bakshian, Jr.
Beer: A Global Journey Through Past and Present by John W. Arthur


by Roger Lewis
On the English novelist.


by Tessa Carman and J. C. Scharl
A new translation.

Nunc Dimittis

by Monica Costa
On tweed and cardigans.