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Early modern Europe and the “shame-praising” of the Muslim world.
A new book by the conservative blogger Rob Dreher asks whether Christians should turn their back on society – is he right?
Left and right alike seem to have nodded through the half-baked utilitarianism and economism of much recent policy.
Haunted by his time in the trenches and disturbed by the modern marketplace, Jones formed a world-view full of symbols and connections.
Immigration presents us with a moral and political quandary. Can two new books help us decide what to do?
John Milbank and Adrian Pabst's new book explores the "post-Liberal" moment, but leaves me wondering about the future.
“Edges: where owls and snow drift / down, spill quietly and stifle”
Ultimate Questions by Bryan Magee invites us to reconsider the very nature of truth - but its answers are sometimes vague.
The Book of Magic: from Antiquity to the Enlightenment by Brian Copenhaver invites us to reflect on the long history of magic in culture.
Paul and Augustine are blamed for any number of historical outrages. But on questions like slavery and empire, they were more progressive than many credit.
Jeanette Winterson's The Gap of Time is full of metaphorical riches.