2022: Top Five Posts

Every year, we post links to the top five original posts for the year (check out our lists from previous years: 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021). Blogs from previous years and calls for papers certainly get a lot of views, but this list focuses specifically on the top views for this year’s original posts. If you…

Doom Theology: Black Sabbath’s Relentless Vision of Good and Evil

By Jack Holloway The 1960s was a decade brimming with hopes of revolution, an electric time for a zealous counterculture. The Vietnam War loomed in the background, a fraught international situation which fueled the counterculture‚Äôs pursuit of radical societal transformation. But 1969 would prove to be a decisive year, as the tide was turned by…