Monthly Archives: July 2017

Green Country Churches (Darlington, MD)

Dating back to the 1850s and 1870s, the construction of these old churches in Darlington, MD, a rural pocket in the northeast of the state, are diminutive in scale. Episcopal, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches and a Quaker Meeting House in … Continue reading

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MD543 (Between MD440 and US1)

Feels like the deep South with the trees, rolling hills, and electric lines around and about in northeast Maryland. The rolling landscape is soft and giving, no doubt deceptively.

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Spot the Churches (Ocean Parkway)

“Let’s play spot the churches,” quips a funny person on a drive down Ocean Parkway to Brighton Beach the other week. None were to be seen, except a single van belonging to Champions for Christ. In the meantime, here’s what … Continue reading

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(Abstract Bodies) Balls or Columns or Cubes (Resurrection) (Maimonides)

With characteristic confidence, Maimonides is here arguing against what he assumes is the false, nay absurd, notion that human souls would have bodies in the world to come. He thinks the world to come is entirely without nature and natural … Continue reading

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Pagan Rabbis of the Mishnah (Jacob Neusner)

Against history and messianic end-times, Jewish philosophy might want to take note that at the conclusion of a discussion of the Order of Appointed Seasons (Seder Moed) of the Mishnah, Jacob Neusner describes these pagan rabbis. Their world picture is … Continue reading

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The Place of Connection, A Form of Relationship (Distinct But Inseparable) (Deleuze)

How to sort through the relationship between this and that, the material and the immaterial, the political and the religious, art and everything else? The radical critical reflex is to start with and assert the value of one primary formation … Continue reading

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Everyone Died & Went to Heaven Except a Few Passerby & A Dumb Little Dog (Upper West Side Ghost Town)

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