Tag Archives: Joshua D. Niforatos

Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and their doctor are dead

Joshua Niforatos Gregory Rutecki Cleveland, Ohio, United States   ROSENCRANTZ: “Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death? There must have been one, a moment, in childhood when it first occurred to you that you don’t go on forever. It must have been shattering – stamped into one’s memory. And yet, I […]

From bedside to bench and beyond: the legacy of Dr. Eric G.L. Bywaters

Joshua D. Niforatos and Gregory W. Rutecki Cleveland, Ohio, USA    E.G.L. Bywaters. University of British Columbia, Open Collections The historian John Lukacs, a contemporary of pioneering British physician Eric G. L. Bywaters (1910-2003), wrote in his book At the End of an Age that “the history of anything amounts to that thing itself.”1 Lukacs, influenced by […]

Love, cancer, and the caregiver’s faith of C.S. Lewis

Joshua D. Niforatos Cleveland, OH, USA   Poi se torno all’ eternal fontana. Dante Alighieri, Paradiso, Canto XXXI Author C.S. Lewis wears a bathrobe in his house. Photo by © Norman Parkinson C.S. Lewis, the medieval and Renaissance scholar of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, wrote prolifically on myriad topics and won international recognition early in life. […]