In the middle of the twentieth century, four American Catholics, working independently of one another, came to believe that the best way to explore the quandaries of religious faith was in writing. The four writers were Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, Flannery O'Connor, and Walker Percy.
"well worth the price and time"
November 23, 1936 was a good day for recorded music. Two men - an ocean apart - sat before a microphone and began to play. One was a cello prodigy who had performed for the Queen of Spain; the other played guitar and was a regular in the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta. But on that day, Pablo Casals and Robert Johnson both made recordings that would change music history.