Mark Bauerlein is Senior Editor at First Things and Professor of English at Emory University, where he has taught since earning his PhD in English at UCLA in 1989. For two years (2003-05) he served as Director of the Office of Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts. His books include Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (1997), The Pragmatic Mind: Explorations in the Psychology of Belief (1997), and The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (2008). His essays have appeared in PMLA, Partisan Review, Wilson Quarterly, Commentary, and New Criterion, and his commentaries and reviews in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Weekly Standard, The Guardian, Chronicle of Higher Education, and other national periodicals.
Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn joins the podcast to discuss her new book, Ars Vitae: The Fate of Inwardness and the Return of the Ancient Arts of Living. Continue Reading »
Joseph Stuart joins the podcast to discuss his new book, Rethinking the Enlightenment: Faith in the Age of Reason. Continue Reading »
Harold Senkbeil joins the podcast to discuss his new book, Christ and Calamity: Grace and Gratitude in the Darkest Valley.
Continue Reading »
Samuel Goldman joins the podcast to discuss his new book, After Nationalism: Being American in an Age of Division. Continue Reading »
David Lloyd Dusenbury joins the podcast to discuss his new book, The Innocence of Pontius Pilate: How the Roman Trial of Jesus Shaped History. Continue Reading »
Robert DiYanni joins the podcast to discuss his new book, You Are What You Read: A Practical Guide To Reading Well. Continue Reading »