Bush’s passing marks the end of the Republican old guard
All posts by Pierce Gibson, SJ
Shipped from Austin TX, Pierce entered the Society of Jesus in 2014 and later studied classics (dead languages) at Columbia University in New York City. He is currently teaching at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, IL. A fervent supporter of defeated causes (Periclean Athens, the Chinese Imperial Examinations, the Ancien Régime, the Dallas Cowboys), Pierce enjoys baroque music, Jane Austen, the sapidity of a fine Taco Bell dinner, and hunting for cheap golf.
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What’s in a Statue?
Christopher Columbus is a symbol, but is he also a distraction from more important issues?
The Trouble with Pax Americana
The Syrian crisis has Pierce Gibson, SJ wondering if we haven’t been here before.
Beware of Dead White Dudes
With traditional Western curricula under siege, Pierce Gibson, SJ wonders if the call for greater inclusivity doesn’t miss the mark.
The Loss of an Ideal
With only eight days left until the election, Pierce Gibson, SJ asks what its long-term societal effects might be.
The Relevance of Irrelevance
Are the liberal arts still relevant? Pierce Gibson, SJ reflects.