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Democracy’s Revenge

From the December 2013 Print Edition

A Short History of the Twentieth Century by john lucacs harvard, 240 pages, $24.95 In the very first sentence of his new book, John Lukacs declares, “There is no serious history of the twentieth century that I know of,” but whatever the shortcomings of other historians of the twentieth . . . . Continue Reading »

American Apocalypse

From the October 2005 Print Edition

An Angel Directs the Storm: Apocalyptic Religion and American Empire By Michael Northcott I.B. Tauris. 220 pp. $35. God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It By Jim Wallis HarperSanFranciso. 416 pp. $24.95 In the eyes of secular Europeans, Christianity is an . . . . Continue Reading »