The cycle of fallen heroes
Zac Alstin | 06 November 2012 |
tags: heroes, Lance Armstrong
Like Hercules, Lance Armstrong was a hero, and like the Greek demi-god, he lacked important virtues.
A portrait of the artist as a businessman
G. Tracy Mehan III | 06 November 2012 |
tags: biography, book reviews, heroes, Steve Jobs
Did shrewdness, artistry and obsession make Steve Jobs America's greatest businessman?
Margaret Ogola: an African heroine
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 September 2011 |
One of four distinguished Kenyan women who died recently was a doctor who spent herself on the welfare of AIDS victims and strengthening the African family.
Heroes and hackers
David Alton | 28 September 2011 |
The phone-hacking scandal obscures the heroism journalists can display in pursuit of the truth.
Don’t cry for me, Sudan
David Alton | 13 September 2011 |
The short life of a Korean priest and doctor who worked with lepers in the Sudan is a lesson in generosity.
Heroine of human dignity: Mildred Fay Jefferson
Rebekah Hebbert | 13 December 2010 |
tags: abortion, heroes, human dignity, medicine
The first black woman to graduate from Harvard medical school used her position to defend the humanity of the unborn.
Sheila Coronel | 04 August 2009 |
tags: Cory Aquino, heroes, Philippines
Cory Aquino inspired others around the world to struggle against tyranny when she became the first woman to lead the Philippines.
Edith Stein’s intellectual pilgrimage
Francis Phillips | 13 June 2007 |
tags: feminism, heroes, philosophy
A distinguished philosopher unravels the thought of one of the 20th century's great women.