dispatches to and from

nathan f. elmore

Faith, culture, things in between.

In Washington, D.C., May 2014.




Stories & Essays
Tipping the Hotel Valet

An unorthodox guide for those who need it.

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.


The (Noisy) Sounds of Silence

Upon a Japanese novel, Paul Simon implores me to make a new-old friend.

The Bedside Manner of a Gestapo Officer

Ben Carson and Holocaust Analogy Syndrome.

Shakespearian Suds

The great-big tragedy of industrial lager.