Barry Casey

Barry Casey taught religion, philosophy, ethics, and communications for 37 years at universities in Maryland and Washington, DC. He is now retired and writing in Burtonsville, Maryland. More of the author’s writing can be found on his blog, Dante’s Woods. Email him at darmokjilad@gmail.comHis first book, Wandering, Not Lost: Essays on Faith, Doubt, and Mystery, is now available.

  • 09/18/2017

    ". . . [T]he purpose of a myth was to make people more fully conscious of the spiritual dimension that surrounded them on all sides and was a natural part of life." — Karen Armstrong, A Short...

  • 09/11/2017

    “Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” says Frost, and thus rouses the silent kid in her ninth grade English class who finds in the poet a resistance fighter. At the molecular level,...

  • 08/22/2017

    Our global story is not yet completed,Crime, daring, commerce, chatter will go on,But, as narrators find their memory gone,Homeless, disterred, these know themselves defeated.— W. H. Auden, XVI...

  • 08/01/2017

    But often, in the world's most crowded streets,But often, in the din of strife,There rises an unspeakable desireAfter the knowledge of our buried life;A thirst to spend our fire and restless...

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