Abraham Heschel, uttered weighty verities in so nearly a perfect prophetic diction that they might have been speaking from within Babylonian captivity.
Fresh commentary on some of the most important books in law, politics, and culture.
When Joan Didion is good, she is very, very good, and her darts, tiny, slender, and sharp as silk pins, hit their targets on the bulls-eye.
Churchill's powers of endurance, judgement, and observation, and his insatiable appetite for adventure are already apparent in The River War.
Ron Radosh reviews a strange accounting of tales of Cold War espionage and assassinations written by Ion Mihai Pacepa and James Woolsey.
When the very meaning of the word human being is at stake, is harmonizing traditionalists and libertarians what matters most?
The Fabric of Civilization builds on Hume: “Can we expect, that a government will be well modelled by a people, who know not how to make a spinning-wheel?"
Whatever the “City on a Hill” is, the phrase was not discovered by Kennedy or Reagan.
Amar shows why the Founding and the early republic deserve our continued respect.
Homelessness is a syndrome rather than a disease.
Getting America’s own house in order is surely the sine qua non of any effort to deal with a resurgent and belligerent China.
Recognizing the inevitability of differences, 18th-century theorists of party sought to manage tensions rather than promote a misleading consensus.
Past and Prologue will make even the most idealistic historians question whether an unbiased history of America has ever been attempted, much less attained
Why Eden’s fatal sin is a necessary virtue in this mortal coil.
The novels' focus on atypical events helps provoke us to think about the role of law in a free society.
Private ownership, with its opportunities for individual preference, experimentation, and management might actually be the best thing for biodiversity.
No longer an amoral, conniving minister who orchestrated More’s death after he failed to break him, Mantel's new Cromwell is a visionary statesman.
The Metamorphoses of the City of God displays Gilson turning his attention to European issues through Augustine's City of God.
How can Frank be so optimistic about “the people” despite his familiarity with their right-wing bigotry?