The Ghost of Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson

Originally published in The New Republic, 19 April 2015 NOR HELL A FURY LIKE A WOMAN SCORNED” is the best-known line from William Congreve’s The Mourning Bride. But I’m concerned with the phrase preceding it, which captures wrath in more universal terms: “Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned.” Even an angry Almighty can’t compete with mortals whose love turns to hate. Cornel West’s rage … Continue reading The Ghost of Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson