City, Empire, Church

From the February 2014 Print Edition

Metamorphoses of the City: On the Western Dynamicby pierre manentharvard, 384 pages, $39.95Today little attention is paid to the historic visions of the best form of political order, because such forms inhibit the speculative dream world in which modern Western intellectuals seem ­increasingly . . . . Continue Reading »

Sullivan’s Travels

From the October 2006 Print Edition

The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, and How to Get It Back by Andrew Sullivan. HarperCollins, 304 pages, $25.95. Andrew Sullivan’s most evident theme is that there are two kinds of conservatism struggling with each other: Sullivan’s kind and the perilous kind that is the nemesis of . . . . Continue Reading »