First Links — 10.10.13

Pride and Prejudice in Academiotics Victoria Dailey, New Yorker The New Narcotic Morgan Bennett, Public Discourse The Tyranny of Data Sarah Ngu, Fare Forward The Printing Press and the Reformation Barry Waugh, Reformation21 What Is An American Conservative? Patrick J. Deneen, American Conservative . . . . Continue Reading »

Blog Roundup: Oversimplified Misreadings

It’s Wednesday! Let’s all take a nap. Peter Leithart is reading Wayne Cristaudo’s book, Religion, Redemption and Revolution: The New Speech Thinking Revolution of Franz Rozenzweig and Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy . To that end, he’s written up several posts about it: . . . . Continue Reading »

Back Into the Fold

“I had drifted away a little bit. This book has brought me back into the fold. I was so incredibly struck in writing these stories by the incredible power faith had in people’s lives, it has made a profound impact on me in my belief. That’s been the completely unexpected . . . . Continue Reading »

Announcement: CNU Thomas Jefferson Conference

It’s true as our Peter once said, in one of the most engaging essays on the man out there, that “On the most fundamental questions, Jefferson ought not to be our only guide.” Yes, but we all have to grapple with his legacy. This Thursday, dribbling a bit into Friday, the Center . . . . Continue Reading »

First Links — 10.9.13

The Closing of Diane Ravitch’s Mind Sol Stern, City Journal My Hitherto Inadequately Superficial World Scott Dill, Books & Culture The Passion in Multiconfessional Castille Barbara Mujica, Marginalia The U.S.—Vatican Relationship: More Than Meets the Eye Francis Rooney & Gerald . . . . Continue Reading »