The Neighborliness Not Taken

The Neighborliness Not Taken

Won’t You Be My Neighbor directed by Morgan Neville. Tremolo Productions, 2018. Running time: 1 hour, 34 minutes. By Ryan Shinkel The neighborhood could have never been that friendly. There must have been scars or tattoos underneath all his sweaters, my fellow...
Pharisees and Neocolonialists

Pharisees and Neocolonialists

Target Africa: Ideological Neocolonialism in the Twenty-First Century by Obianuju Ekeocha. Ignatius Press, 2018. Paperback, 225 pages, $17. Reviewed by Casey Chalk In one of the final scenes of the 2006 film Last King of Scotland, infamous Ugandan dictator Idi Amin...
The Artist and His Epoch

The Artist and His Epoch

David Jones on Religion, Politics, and Culture: Unpublished Prose ed. Thomas Berenato, Anne Price-Owen, and Kathleen Henderson Staudt. Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. Cloth, xviii + 347 pages, $176. Reviewed by Adam Schwartz   David Jones (1895–1974) is acknowledged...
Repulsed by the Education Cartel

Repulsed by the Education Cartel

The Coming Death and Future Resurrection of American Higher Education by Richard J. Bishirjian. St. Augustine’s Press, 2017. Hardcover, 121 pages, $22. Reviewed by Elizabeth Bittner The Coming Death and Future Resurrection of American Higher Education is the story of...
Why Movies are Prayers

Why Movies are Prayers

Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings by Josh Larsen. IVP Books, 2017. Paperback, 208 pages, $16. Reviewed by Mark Judge Film critic Josh Larsen has written a beautiful and grace-filled book. Movies Are Prayers got strong reviews in the Christian...

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