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Pointed Principles

From the November 2014 Print Edition

Imperial Gothic: Religious Architecture and High Anglican Culture in the British Empire, 1840–70 by g. a. bremneryale, 364 pages, $95 Over the course of a few years in the 1840s, the colonial architecture of high-church Anglicanism progressed from timorous neo-gothic copyism to uninhibited . . . . Continue Reading »

Islam Partially Perceived

From the January 1996 Print Edition

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World. Edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford University Press. Four volumes, 1,920 pp. $395. How does one review a four-volume encyclopedia? One could, of course, earn one’s reviewer’s fee the old-fashioned way, by reading it all from start to finish . . . . Continue Reading »