On glory days.

This issue's letters and comments.

Odds and ends from the staff of the Lamp.


Brass Rubbings

by Matthew J. Milliner
On a Marian city.
The Jungle

by Chris Treece
On ambulances.
Historia Ecclesiastica

by Anthony Piccirillo
On Cardinal Ruffo.

by Sasha A. Palmer
On communism.


by Jake Neu
On Mississippi.

by Ambrose Dobrozsi
On the papacy.

by Patrick Smith
On Politian.

by Shannen Dee Williams
On nuns and education.

Arts and Letters

by Edmund Waldstein
On David Foster Wallace.

by Sam Kriss
On Gilgamesh.

by David Bentley Hart
On Europe.

by Jaspreet Singh Boparai
On Goya and Hogarth.

by Joshua Hren
On illness.


by Eduard Habsburg-Lothringen
On James Bond.

Nunc Dimittis

by Rachel Hoover
On credit cards.