A Muslim considers whether he and his co-religionists can thrive in modern Britain.
Christmas in Connecticut is a comedy that explores the meaning of being an independent and single woman.
Jhumpa Lahiri's novel explores our modern spiritual malaise through the eyes of a deeply alienated woman.
Farming communities are dwindling in America. What happens when we lose our connection to the land?
The Bishop's Wife shows the difference between what we want and what we truly need for Christmas.
Instead of being preoccupied with "presentism," we need to see history as a distinguishable mode of enquiry and understanding.
Mariana Enriquez's Smoking in Bed takes readers on a tour of Argentinians seeking an antidote to their alienation.
We have to face the reality that our world is fragmented and the cohesion that civilizations had in the past is now practically non-existent.
David Satter is an intelligent observer of culture, and provides insight on Soviet ideology and the chaos it has caused for decades.
Despite careful readings of his chosen thinkers, Beiner doesn’t offer deeper analysis of either the alt-right or the several -isms he views as problematic.
Novelists are no longer interested in leading us into the interior lives of the character.
Without taking into consideration a metaphysical make-up of human beings and the world that surrounds them, comprehending political life will be difficult.
In the small but somewhat potent mix of bourgeois socialists, there is only room for the conservation and propagation of ideology.
Michael Brendan Dougherty takes a unique route to the exploration of identity, and seeks to resolve a conflict within himself.
We are living in a society in which tastemakers are far more likely to offer hollow cries for justice than they are to recognize artistic endeavors.
The very ideologues who claim that we must be kind are not inclined to be kind to their political opponents—for with them, compassion is merely rhetorical.
James Matthew Wilson's poems in The Hanging God speak about the reality of life and the love we give, receive, or reject.
We need a restoration of the face-to-face encounter. Only then will ideology be confronted and unmasked, and true political activity take its proper place.
Michael Oakeshott aimed to carve out a space for political education without ideology: this makes him especially vital to reread today.
Emina Melonic's work has appeared in National Review, The New Criterion, The Imaginative Conservative, American Greatness, Splice Today, VoegelinView, and New English Review, among others.