Dr. Esolen is the author of, among other books, Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child, Ironies of Faith: The Laughter at the Heart of Christian Literature, and Life Under Compulsion: Ten Ways to Destroy the Humanity of Your Child. And his translation of Dante's Divine Comedy for Modern Library Classics is a beloved contemporary classic. His writing has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including Modern AgeFirst ThingsCrisis, and Touchstone, for which he is a senior editor. He has taught at Furman University and Providence College, and today teaches and is writer-in-residence at Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts.