Kenneth R. Craycraft, Jr.
The Life of Evelyn Waugh By Douglas Lane Patey Blackwell. 448 pp. $44.95 When St. Augustine wrote his Confessions, he was, in a strong sense, inventing a life. To the raw data of his remarkable and varied experiences, he attempted to apply his freshly invented idea of history in order . . . . Continue Reading »
H. Jefferson Powell wants the reader to take very seriously the title of this thoughtful and thought-provoking book. While he thinks that it might now be in a fatal state of crisis, Powell tries to make a case that American constitutionalism, in its original genius and much of its history, is a . . . . Continue Reading »
The Political Meaning of Christianity: An Interpretationby glenn tinder louisiana state university press, 257pages, $29.95 “I seek God! I seek God,” wails the madman. “Whither is God?” “We have killed him,” cries the crowd, “you and I. All of us are his murderers . . . God is . . . . Continue Reading »
Prophetic Visions and Economic Realities: Protestants, Jews, & Catholics Confront the Bishops’ Letter on the Economyedited by charles straineerdmans, 257 pages, $13.95 Based upon its subtitle, one could imagine any of several different tacks this book might have taken. Editor Charles R. . . . . Continue Reading »