The Architecture Of Whatever Is

Spinoza’s Religion by Clare Carlisle (Princeton University Press, 2021)

This new interpretation of Spinoza, the persecuted 17th century advocate of scientific thinking, constructs an alternative to religious faith that goes beyond negative atheism. Clare Carlisle draws from his philosophy … Read More

South By South Park

An extinguished high school mascot, the trumpet of the Lord

By LARRY JOSEPH CALLOWAY In late August of the saddest summer, speeding through the emptiness of Colorado’s South Park on the way to Denver to see “The Book of Mormon” … Read More

“Spotlight” At Telluride 2015

My last Telluride Film Festival review

September: Telluride   By LARRY JOSEPH CALLOWAY NEWSPAPERS, the first drafts of history, also used to write the loglines of movies. The logline for “Spotlight,” debuted at the 2015 Telluride … Read More