The University Bookman

 
 

Summer 2014

Contents

Review 22 June 2014
image Betrayal of the Arab Christians
by Eamon Moynihan
The Last Communion: A Journey among the Abandoned Christians in the Arab World. By Klaus Wivel. Kristeligt Dagblads Forlag (Denmark), 2013. Paperback, 320 pages.
Essay 22 June 2014
book cover Alfred Thayer Mahan and the Coming of the First World War
by Francis P. Sempa
Essay 22 June 2014
book cover Teaching in an Age of Ideology
by Lee Trepanier
Review 22 June 2014
book cover The Real Great Depression?
by David Pietrusza
The Forgotten Man, Graphic Edition: A New History of the Great Depression by Amity Shlaes. Harper Perennial, 2014. Paperback, 320 pages, $20.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover How Progressive Is Berlin?
by David L. Tubbs
Isaiah Berlin and the Politics of Freedom edited by Bruce Baum and Robert Nichols. Routledge, 2013. Hardcover, 284 pages, $130.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover The Humanistic Tradition in Literature
by Allen Mendenhall
Literary Criticism from Plato to Postmodernism: The Humanistic Alternative by James Seaton. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 225 pages, $90.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover American Religious Freedom: The Revised Story
by Marc O. DeGirolami
The Rise and Decline of American Religious Freedom by Steven D. Smith. Harvard University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 240 pages, $40.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover Books in Little
by Alexis Carra
Review 22 June 2014
book cover Progressives and the Booboisie
by John C. Chalberg
The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class by Fred Siegel. Encounter Books, 2014. Hardcover, 240 pages, $24.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover A Marvelous Tale
by Ben Reinhard
Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary by J. R. R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien. Houghton Mifflin, 2014. Hardcover, 448 pages, $28.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover Thinking Like Edmund Burke?
by William F. Byrne
The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence. By David Bromwich. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 512 pages, $40.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover The Ever-Living Progressive Constitution—From Questionable Doctrine to Article of Faith
by Bruce P. Frohnen
America’s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By By Akhil Reed Amar. Basic Books, 2012. Hardcover, 640 pages, $30.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover Coke and the Western Legal Tradition
by Jorge Soley
Common Law. El pensamiento político y jurídico de Sir Edward Coke (Common Law. The political and juridical thought of Sir Edward Coke) by Elio A. Gallego García. Madrid: Ediciones Encuentro, 2012. Paperback, 204 pages, $24.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover The Rock Star of One First Street
by Stephen B. Presser
Scalia: A Court of One by Bruce Allen Murphy. Simon & Schuster, 2014. Cloth, 656 pp., $35.
Essay 22 June 2014
book cover Words and Deeds
by Eugene Schlanger
Maya Angelou (1928–2014)
Review 22 June 2014
book cover Navigating a Secular Age
by Kevin W. Germer
How (Not) to Be Secular by James K. A. Smith. Eerdmans, 2014. Paper, 152 pages, $16.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover Playfulness and Profundity
by Daniel J. Holmes
Virtually Sacred: Myth and Meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life, by Robert M. Geraci. Oxford University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 368 pages, $35.
Review 22 June 2014
book cover Playing for Virtual Transcendence
by Kevin Schut
Virtually Sacred: Myth and Meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life, by Robert M. Geraci. Oxford University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 368 pages, $35.
Interview 22 June 2014
book cover Making Meaning in Virtual Worlds
by Gerald J. Russello
An interview with Robert Geraci
Review 22 June 2014
book cover A Theological Reflection on Virtual Religion
by Matthew C. Millsap
Virtually Sacred: Myth and Meaning in World of Warcraft and Second Life, by Robert M. Geraci. Oxford University Press, 2014. Hardcover, 368 pages, $35.
Symposium 22 June 2014
image The Worseness Accelerating
by J. Arthur Bloom
Symposium 22 June 2014
image The Pink Police State and Risk
by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry

The conservative believes that the individual is foolish, although the species is wise; therefore, unlike the confident intellectual, he declines to undertake the reconstruction of society and human nature.

Russell Kirk

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