All posts by Eric Robert Nolan

Eric Robert Nolan graduated from Mary Washington College in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He spent several years a news reporter and editorial writer for the Culpeper Star Exponent in Culpeper, Virginia. His work has also appeared on the front pages of numerous newspapers in Virginia, including The Free Lance – Star and The Daily Progress. Eric entered the field of philanthropy in 1996, as a grant writer for nonprofit healthcare organizations. Eric’s poetry has been featured by Dead Beats Literary Blog, Dagda Publishing, The International War Veterans’ Poetry Archive, and elsewhere. His poetry will also be published by Illumen Magazine in its Spring 2014 issue.

“The mark of intellectual honesty …”

“The mark of intellectual honesty is the solicitation of opposing points of view.”

— Tom Clancy, in The Sum of All Fears, 1991



Tom Clancy at Burns Library, Boston College. Taken by Gary Wayne Gilbert. Gary Wayne Gilbert, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Engraving depicting The Temptation of Saint Anthony

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V0031595 Temptation of Saint Antony. Engraving.
V0031595 Temptation of Saint Antony. Engraving. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images Temptation of Saint Antony. Engraving. Published: – Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0