Alfred Thayer Mahan and the Coming of the First World War

The American diplomat and historian George F. Kennan called the First World War the “seminal catastrophe of [the twentieth] century.” Between 1914 and 1918, the major powers of Western civilization waged brutal and unrelenting war against each other, resulting in the...
Betrayal of the Arab Christians

Betrayal of the Arab Christians

The Last Communion: A Journey among the Abandoned Christians in the Arab World. By Klaus Wivel. Kristeligt Dagblads Forlag (Denmark), 2013. Paperback, 320 pages. In 2011 in the Danish weekly Weekendavisen, journalist Klaus Wivel published an open letter to the foreign...

The Philosophies of the Modern Era and the Catholic Church

The Church and the Culture of Modernity By R. J. Divozzo. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011. Paperback, 404 pages, $15.25. Richard Divozzo’s The Church and the Culture of Modernity provides a insightful study of the root causes of the decline in public...

Multiculturalism or Clash of Civilizations

The Democratic Contradictions of Multiculturalism by Jens-Martin Eriksen and Frederick Stjernfelt. Telos Press, 2012. Paperback, 410 pages, $25. This is an important, even a courageous book, as it challenges the now-hallowed idea of multiculturalism. It examines the...

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