Shadow of the Rose: The War on Love

For video presentation, please scroll to the bottom. — Charles Upon and Jennifer Doane Upton are a married American couple who together wrote a book called Shadow of the Rose: The Esoterism of the Romantic Tradition. In it they discuss the roots of medieval romantic chivalry, and how ideas about love–and love’s mingling with social custom and law–developed in the West. Here I’ll  reflect on … Continue reading Shadow of the Rose: The War on Love