Nicholas Zinos

About Nicholas Zinos

Nicholas Zinos is an attorney, rare bookseller, and freelance writer in St. Paul, Minnesota. He holds an M.A. in Catholic Studies from the University of St. Thomas, and a J.D. from the Hamline School of Law. Mr. Zinos' work has appeared in the St. Austin Review, Magistra, and the British Journal of American Legal Studies.

Messages From Outer Space: Man, Contemplation, & Technology

By |2019-05-07T14:40:16-05:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Books, Christianity, Civil Society, Culture, Science, Technology|

All the minds of all the brilliant thinkers that the world has ever known will still come up pathetically short when compared with the grandeur of the universe. Technology, if it is to soberly measure its own capabilities and power, must approach the questions of the universe with a certain degree of humble modesty... "Until [...]

Erotic Love and the Totalitarian State

By |2018-09-07T17:46:57-05:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Civil Society, Conservatism, Culture, Dystopia, Literature, Love|

The totalitarian State wants to control all; it wants to own all that is human, and this includes the erotic, the sexual, and the romantic. By suppressing and controlling these elements in men and women, it hopes to obtain complete domination over every aspect of their humanity... With the publication of Brave New World in [...]

“The Human Condition”: A Tale of the Suffering Servant

By |2018-08-24T20:58:30-05:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Christianity, Film, World War II|

The Human Condition, directed by Masaki Kobayashi, is more than a mere movie. It is certainly not entertainment. It is an experience in which the viewer participates. It is not an easy movie to watch. The suffering Christ is encountered at every turn… In one of the most ambitious cinematic projects ever undertaken, Japanese [...]