Happy Saint Olaf Day

The viking saint, as liable to kill you as bless you; he wrought the miracle of the dice. One of my dissertation chapters (the longest one) was about him. Oh, those wacky medieval saints! [from The Broken Dice, and Other Tales of Mathematical Chance by Ivar Ekeland]

Celebrate Brigit’s Day

The season of Imbolc is upon us. Renew¬† the spring with some Celtic offerings: one new and the other FREE this weekend! Reconciling the Dominions is an old chapter from my dissertation on how the goddess Brigit gets appropriated as a saint (Clive Barker fans may chuckle at that title, but it is fitting). The…