dispatches to and from

nathan f. elmore

Faith, culture, things in between.

In Richmond, Virginia, in October 2012.




Stories & Essays
Popes, Apostles, and Rickety Metal Chairs

Surrounded by Muslims, I survived to talk about it. Soft Power, Strongly Applied.

Dinner with a Muslim Sheikh

From Ohio to Oman. Soft Power, Strongly Applied.

Director of Hospitality & Catering

Where I work, Jesus would most likely get fired.


Kittens Need the Internet

A two-minute film by the British graffiti artist known as Banksy, in which he suggests a very underrated travel destination.

We Pretend We Know Nothing

Amos Oz and the compassion wall.

Pity is Pity.

Amos Oz, on the moral worth of Jewish children and Arab children.