Untitled We live on the mountains The peaks bear our weight Driven to these hideaways We’re surrounded by the slapping ranks. Buried in thick armor We walk across their backs Like elephants we tip-toe—hillside to hillside— in search of weaknesses or cracks. By the moon we spy a harness From the cliffs, we taunt the…

Virgil and the Male I’ve been meaning to get a few thoughts down that I had last year. I’ve finally found a free moment and I thought I’d give it a shot. I haven’t read much scholarly work on Virgil or The Aeneid, so it’s quite possible that I’m just rehashing the usual or that…

Bede I just started reading the ‘Venerable Bede’ again. Bede was an amazing man who proves the modern academic notions of the “Dark Ages” completely wrong. Bede lived toward the end of the seventh century and the beginning of the eighth. He was fluent in Latin and wrote with an elegance worth studying. Further, he…

David the Humorist David sings in Psalm 35:6 “Let their way be dark and slippery, and let the angel of Yahweh chase them.”

Why Hebrew? Among other oddities, and there are a few, we study Hebrew at Atlas. Why Hebrew? I tell some people that since we’re a boys school, it is important to have the guys making gutteral noises. But honestly the answer is quite simple. We study Hebrew because more than half of our Scriptures were…