Jack Westin

History vs Literature

The novel is in decline. Since the outbreak of World War II the statistics of the book trade reflect the growing appetite of the public for biography, science, sociology, and […]

Priestly Families

Among priests of the Indo-Iranian period, as in later times, there were evidently different vocations; but it is likely that there was a basic training in which they all shared.

Matisse’s color

Matisse’s greatness has been recognized but not altogether understood. In an ideological climate of anguish and nostalgia an artist who frankly and supremely celebrated Pleasure, and whose works are an […]