History is a bore to many, but history well told is as exciting as an absorbing fiction. It's like handling the gizmos of science fiction or meeting the beasts of fantasy. It's a world of delights all the more delicious because it is my world, younger.By the way, for those of you in and around Jackson, Tennessee, Leithart will be lecturing at Union University tonight and tomorrow night at 7pm, and he will be in chapel on Wednesday at 10am. All three addresses are free and open to the public. For more information, click here.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Excited by History
Peter Leithart, from the "Quodlibet" section of the March/April issue of Touchstone, on being delighted in well told history: