Time and Necessity

“These Things Must Be” The essays included in this volume of the Bowdoin Agathos are the result of a yearlong inquiry by college students into the meaning of the “Apocalypse.” In these studies we examined the purposes of God in human history, the fulfillment of which appears as divine necessity, or as John writes, things … Continue reading Time and Necessity

On True Love

Viviane Kostin | 19 “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” Pride and Prejudice’s Mr. Darcy, Emma’s Mr. Knightley, Les Misérables’ Marius… I know these eligible bachelors’ romances forwards and backwards. I’m familiar with the poorer suitors, too – … Continue reading On True Love