Tag Archives: George Weigel

Waugh Biographies on Summer Reading List

George Weigel writing in Catholic World Report has included two biographies of Evelyn Waugh on his list of books recommended for summer reading: Of the making of Wavian biographies there seems to be no end, but I thoroughly enjoyed Philip … Continue reading

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Waugh, Helena and the Gnostics

George Weigel, author and Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, DC, has a written an essay aimed at generating interest in Waugh’s late novel Helena. Writing in the Catholic World Report, Weigel describes the novel … Continue reading

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Meditation from Brideshead

George Weigel, author of the recent National Review article linking Rex Mottram and Donald Trump, has posted some thoughts inspired by a Lenten project involving his rewatching of the 1981 Granada TV series of Brideshead Revisited:  During Lent, I’ve been rewatching … Continue reading

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Rex Mottram = Donald Trump?

Rex Mottram in Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited has enjoyed something of a renaissance lately, as witnessed in several of our recent postings. George Weigel, writing in the National Review, may have hit upon the reason for this. He reminds people of Donald Trump. According … Continue reading

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