Philip Bessis professor and director of the graduate program in architecture at the University of Notre Dame.
Philip Bess is an Associate Professor of Architecture at Andrews University and the principal of Thursday Architects in Chicago.
Philip Bess is the principal of Thursday Architects in Chicago and teaches architecture at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan and at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Philip Bess University of Notre Dame South Bend, Indiana Ephraim Radner’s review of Brad Gregory’s Unintended Reformation wrongly accuses him of resuscitating a tired nineteenth-century Catholic antimodern narrative and offers as criticism the resuscitatio
A review of Where Mortals Dwell
Philip Bess, an orthodox Catholic and leading New Urbanist, who has argued that parishes or congregations ought to consider building new churches as components of new mixed-use neighborhoods. He suggests that there may be wisdom in the old “practice of giving
Philip Bess ISI, 325 pages, $28 It is worth remembering—and it is easy to forget—that traditional design is more than a marketing fad and that urbanism is not just some recent buzzword. In Till We Have Built Jerusalem, Philip Bess goes deeper than many cri
Philip Bess Temporal and Eternal By Charles Péguy. Translated by Alexander Dru with a Foreword by Pierre Manent Liberty Fund. 165 pp. $10 paper. This beautifully produced volume, first published in English in 1958, is a collection of some of
Philip Bess Theologians of a New World Order: Reinhold Niebuhr and the Christian Realists, 1920-1948. By Heather A. Warren. Oxford University Press. 199 pages, $37. The author, who teaches at the University of Virginia, provides an informed overview and
Philip Bess weaves a splendid tapestry of cities, communities, morality, natural law, nature, and architecture. Every tapestry has an edge, every tapestry a tone. The article's tone is “genuinely modest,” as Mr. Bess avers, suggesting that architec
On the Square
Nov 13, 2012 12:01am
Philip Bess is a professor and the director of graduate studies at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. This essay is adapted from a chapter in the forthcoming book Visions of Seaside, edited by Dhiru Thadani. Become a fan of First Things on
Feb 12, 2008 12:00am
“A gift cannot so easily be severed from its giver,” writes Gilbert Meilaender, responding to the news that the prime minister of Great Britain had called for a system in which organs would simply be taken for transplant from cadavers, with their consent presu
Jun 28, 2006 12:00am
Philip Bess, a Chicago architect of catholic and Catholic tastes, countered with this appreciation from Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, now Benedict XVI: Baroque art, which follows the Renaissance, has many different aspects and modes of expression.