Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Shulman

  • Saints on trial

    Michael ShulmanNew Hope, Pennsylvania, United States There is an irresistible sub-genre of literature devoted to the moral takedown of saints and would-be saints, and it has brought forth contributions from some of the masters of English prose. One thinks especially of George Orwell’s portrait of Gandhi (“Saints should always be judged guilty until they are…