Can America match the literary aplomb of England’s Lake District? Meet Florida (and three great Floridian novels), say Jeff Johnson.
All posts by Jeff Johnson, SJ
Originally from Chattanooga, Tenn., Jeff graduated from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor's in English before serving as an officer in the Navy. After entering the Jesuits, he studied at Fordham University and Boston College where he earned a Masters in English and a License in Sacred Theology (STL). He was ordained a priest in 2011.
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The Wander Years
Taking a candid look “Bobos” in their natural habitat, Jeff Johnson exposes the hidden lies in the new HBO series Girls.
A Member of the Wedding: Reflections on Fascism over Champagne and Cake
Whence the desire of the young for more? What of the intimacy of fact and opinion? Jeff Johnson combats our thousand little fascisms by appealing to the aims of a liberal arts education.
Words, Words, Words: Our Shabby Equipment (Part II)
How did Latin become a sacred Language? And why? And what do the blending of comic and tragic styles have to do with the Incarnation? Jeff Johnson plumbs the depths in Part 2 of his incisive essay on the language of the new Roman Missal.
Words, Words, Words: Our Shabby Equipment (Part 1)
In the first of this two-part series Jeff Johnson graces us with a history of the battle over what constitutes poetry in the English language, and shows us how, with the implementation of the New Roman Missal, our Church has taken a stand in this still-hot debate.