Reading about poetry can never be a substitute for the experience itself! If not Milosz, someone else; but you will be hard pressed to discover a surer guide to the human experience or a more gifted voice to interpret it.
On learning of the death of Owen Chadwick, I was moved to tears. Immediately, I jotted down how much we were in his debt.
Weisberg's thesis: Conservatives tend to be more intransigent than liberals, and liberals need to learn from their opponents on that score. (Please, God, no!)
We are called to rejoice in the fellowship of those we cannot see or hear or touch, but who witness to us, urging us to "Build well."
We do need to go to dark Calvary before we approach Resurrection. Resurrection isn’t reinvention. It can only be understood in the light of all that went before, immediately before and in the story of Israel’s relationship with her God.