What is parenthood?
Peter Jon Mitchell | 15 May 2013 |
In debates about the family, some social scientists are asserting the primacy of theory over facts. Is this science?
The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert
Carolyn Moynihan | 26 April 2013 |
tags: book reviews, Christians, lesbians
An English professor's journey from queer theory to Christian faith.
The West’s two big mistakes in the Arab world
Jennifer S. Bryson | 08 April 2013 |
tags: Arab Spring, book reviews, Islam
By treating Islam as monolithic and insisting on secularisation Western powers miss opportunities to help democracy take root.
Francis Phillips | 02 April 2013 |
tags: book reviews, revolution, Russia
"Losers are no less worthy of being remembered than winners," writes a chronicler of the last days of the Russian aristocracy.
A divine foot in the door
David Gallagher | 22 March 2013 |
tags: book reviews, Darwinism, materialism
Atheist philosopher Thomas Nagel explains why the materialist Neo-Darwinian conception of nature is almost certainly false.
What to Expect When No One’s Expecting
Jennifer Roback Morse | 19 March 2013 |
tags: book reviews, demography
At last, a book on demography that talks about its relation to sexual culture.
What money can’t buy
Michael Cook | 26 February 2013 |
What is the proper role of money and markets in a democratic society? How can we protect the priceless goods in moral and civic life from being bought and sold?
Let’s talk about just war
Nathaniel Peters | 08 February 2013 |
tags: book reviews, just war, US foreign policy
In a country where opinion oscillates between the extremes of realism and pacifism, learning the history of the just war tradition is important.
Mandate of the People
Tom Odhiambo | 01 February 2013 |
tags: book reviews, entrepreneurship, Kenya, politics, poverty
Politics can be dirty, but it will be cleaner if decent people get involved.
Peter Smith | 23 January 2013 |
How America became a nation of heretics - along with nearly everywhere else.
Just Send Me Word
Francis Phillips | 14 January 2013 |
tags: book reviews
The discovery of a cache of letters written from a Soviet gulag is a testimony to love and heroism.
Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Francis Phillips | 10 January 2013 |
tags: biography, book reviews
The career of an Edwardian society lady - the first to take a seat in the British parliament - makes entertaining reading.
The genius of Chesterton
Zac Alstin | 08 January 2013 |
tags: biography, book reviews
A comprehensive new biography of the brilliant controversialist will delight fans and instruct the sceptical.
Favourite books of 2012
Clare Cannon and Harley J. Sims | 18 December 2012 |
tags: book reviews, books, literature, reading
Looking for a good read over the Christmas holidays? A late present? Look no further.
What Is Marriage?
Shawn Murphy | 07 December 2012 |
tags: book reviews, marriage, philosophy
A defence of man-woman marriage combining the precision of scientists with the clarity of good journalists makes for essential reading.