October 20, 2023
Richard D. Mohr introduces us to his book The Splendid Disarray of Beauty: The Boys, the Tiles, the Joy of Cathedral Oaks ― A Study in Arts and Crafts Community, and shares how he came across information of these historic men and the community they built.
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- The Splendid Disarray of Beauty: The Boys, the Tiles, the Joy of Cathedral Oaks ― A Study in Arts and Crafts Community at RIT Press
Richard D. Mohr is an academically trained author with extensive journalistic experience and literary flair. He publishes books in three widely diverse fields: ancient Greek metaphysics, American ceramics, and gay studies along with queer theory, focusing on ethical, social, political, and legal issues. His book Gay Ideas: Outing and Other Controversies was banned in Canada and won the 1992 Lambda Literary Awards’ Editor’s Choice Award. The chapter on gay marriage in his book A More Perfect Union, in its treatment of privacy law and understanding of what marriage is, lay the conceptual groundwork for the Supreme Court’s 2015 gay marriage ruling. He and his hubby of 45 years live in Urbana, Illinois.