Books
08 November 2012
Our Church: a Personal History of the Church of England Roger Scruton Atlantic Books, 208pp, £20 The...
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22 June 2011
On secularism
Books
31 May 2010
Hitchens's vanity
Ideas
01 April 2010
Is evil innate?
Culture
12 November 2009
On Walter Benjamin
Economics
10 July 2006
Western civilisation, so this odiously superior little book argues, has outshone all other cultures over the centuries...
Books
03 April 2006
Have intellectuals vanished, as Stefan Collini's deftly ambiguous title suggests? Did the distinguished lineage from...
Books
13 February 2006
''A work of malignant charlatanry" is how Robert Irwin describes Edward Said's Orientalism in this book-length response...
Books
07 November 2005
Like the rest of us, Tom Paulin is a bundle of contradictions. At its finest, his work is brave, adventurous, original...
29 August 2005
I've just returned from a lecture trip to Norway, where I seized the chance to revisit the Arctic Circle. The tiny port...
Books
20 June 2005
John Carey is the most drily sardonic of critics, a relentless debunker of pious guff and portentous rhetoric. As a...
Books
21 February 2005
Packaging complex ideas for popular consumption can be defended on the half-a-loaf principle. A grossly oversimplified...
31 January 2005
Fellow conspiracy theorists will have noted that the United States has arranged for Michael Jackson's trial to coincide...
Religion
13 December 2004
The most lethal book on the planet at present is not the Koran, but the Bible. Christian evangelicals have faith that...

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