Masculinity is Tragic

May 15, 2024 by

By James Diddams, First Things.   Late in the Iliad, the Trojan Lycaon begs Achilles to spare his life on the battlefield. Achilles refuses his supplications: Come, friend, you too must die. Why moan about it so? . . . And look, you...

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Man Up

Aug 5, 2023 by

By Peter Leithart, First Things. Nancy R. Pearcey’s splendid The Toxic War on Masculinity deftly traverses a terrain divided into armed camps and pocked with land mines. She resists pigeon-holing and sloganeering as she sorts through...

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