L’Engle’s Conservatism

A newly discovered section of Madeleine L’Engle’s classic A Wrinkle in Time (1963), which was excised before the book’s publication, makes clear the author’s classically conservative vision of political and social order. The passages have to do with the origins of...

A Lively Half-Life

The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams by Phyllis Lee Levin. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. Hardcover, 544 pages, $35. “This, in essence, is the dilemma of John Quincy’s life. Respecting him as a statesman, as ‘Old Man Eloquent’ was one thing. Liking him was...

Catholic Principles, American Law

American Law from a Catholic Perspective: Through a Clearer Lens Edited by Ronard J. Rychlak. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015. Hardcover, 326 pages, $85. The contributors to American Law from a Catholic Perspective are well acquainted with the nuance and...

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