Not only was Will a marvelous wordsmith, but he was also a deep thinker and voracious reader, with a prodigious background knowledge of history, philosophy, literature, theology, economics, music, art, and popular culture.
Former Notre Dame President Father Theodore Hesburgh and Notre Dame Law School Professor Charles Rice both passed away last week. The two men spent most of the lives at the famous university in Indiana, but the roles they played were remarkably different.
The impact Oral Roberts had on the latter half of the 20th century was staggering. From a dirt-poor childhood to a ministry that touched hundreds of millions worldwide, Roberts, who passed away on December 15 at age 91, set in motion waves that continue to be felt today.
Pete Seeger's involvement and promotion of radical communist causes and fronts during his lifetime was deliberately glossed over in accounts of his death by the mainstream media.