Denyse O'Leary | 28 November 2012 |
American universities are discouraging students from expressing controversial views.
The case for loving the disabled
William West | 22 November 2012 |
tags: book reviews, disability
The value of the disabled and the love they inspire is the subject of a new 900-page book, Far From the Tree
The Unintended Reformation
Charles J. Chaput | 16 November 2012 |
tags: book reviews, Reformation, secularism
The long-term effect of the Reformation was to create "the kingdom of whatever", a world where meaning is self-invented and meaninglessness is the public philosophy.
The Victims’ Revolution
Harley J. Sims | 09 November 2012 |
tags: book reviews, higher education
In a new book a gay writer pens a powerful indictment of identity studies as dogmatic cults.
A portrait of the artist as a businessman
G. Tracy Mehan III | 06 November 2012 |
tags: biography, book reviews, heroes, Steve Jobs
Did shrewdness, artistry and obsession make Steve Jobs America's greatest businessman?
Francis Phillips | 02 November 2012 |
tags: book reviews, Christianity
An unblinking, honest appraisal of what it means to be a believing Christian by a major British writer.
The Casual Vacancy
Harley J. Sims | 22 October 2012 |
tags: book reviews, Harry Potter, literature
J.K. Rowling’s first novel for adults is a sprawling, dark, misanthropic tale about the worst kind of Muggles.
Nobel laureate criticises one-child policy
Michael Cook | 15 October 2012 |
Will the national pride in China's first national to win the Nobel Prize for Literature lead to a reform of the one-child policy?
Michael W. Hannon | 17 September 2012 |
tags: book reviews, higher education, pornography
Nathan Harden’s “Sex and God at Yale” graphically shows what moral bankruptcy and relativism has produced at America's most elite universities.
The Fix: How addiction is invading our lives
Francis Phillips | 11 September 2012 |
tags: addiction, book reviews, drug abuse, obesity
Addiction to cupcakes, coke, drink or the horses is not a disease, but a choice, says a reformed alcoholic.
Francis Phillips | 04 September 2012 |
tags: book reviews, Nazism, World War II
Not all Germans bent the knee before the Nazi Baal. This portrait of an ordinary but heroic man shows that some retained their integrity.
A good man
R.J. Snell | 30 August 2012 |
tags: book reviews, human dignity, US
It’s far too easy when bickering about this or that policy to miss the values modeled by good men and women when we disagree on the means.
Books bashing Beijing lose the plot
Constance Kong | 28 August 2012 |
tags: book reviews, China, election 2012
You can't solve America's problems by exaggerating China's.
Francis Phillips | 19 July 2012 |
tags: book reviews, environment, philosophy
Roger Scruton suggests how to think seriously about planet Earth.
The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House
Denyse O'Leary | 06 July 2012 |
tags: Barack Obama, book reviews
In an age of political messianism The Amateur may represent the last man standing.