The Law’s Good Servant, but God’s First

The Law’s Good Servant, but God’s First

By David G. Bonagura, Jr. “But he performed an even greater task, that union of reason with faith that is the mark of a Christian scholar.” So wrote Gerald J. Russello, then 27 years of age, about Christopher Dawson, the eminent Catholic historian, in his...
The Order that Transcends the Upheavals

The Order that Transcends the Upheavals

The Persistence of Order, Vol. I: Essays on Religion and Culture Edited by Christopher Dawson and T. F. Burns. Cluny Media, 2019. Paperback, 304 pages, $19.95 The Persistence of Order, Vol. II: Essays on Politics and Society Edited by Christopher Dawson and...
Lessons from a Forgotten Papacy

Lessons from a Forgotten Papacy

The Pearl of Great Price: Pius VI & the Sack of Rome by Christian Browne. Arouca Press, 2020 Paperback, 146 pages, $16.95 Review by David G. Bonagura, Jr. American knowledge of the Roman Catholic papacy does not run deep. It begins in the fifth century with Pope...
Persuasion in the Age of Twitter

Persuasion in the Age of Twitter

How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion by Marcus Tullius Cicero, translated and edited by James M. May. Princeton University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 288 pages, $17. Reviewed by David G. Bonagura, Jr. It is no secret that American public...

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