Ringing the Alarm for Hope

Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World by Charles J. Chaput. Henry Holt and Company, 2017. Hardcover, 288 pages, $26.“If you are not outraged, you are not paying attention.” So goes a popular bumper sticker displayed by...

When Science Opens to Faith

Particles of Faith: A Catholic Guide to Navigating the Sciences by Stacy A. Trasancos. Ave Maria Press, 2016. Paper, 192 pages, $15.95.Ever since the Scientific Revolution, religious faith has withstood a steady assault of scientific discoveries that seem to undermine...

The Latin Literature that almost Wasn’t

Beyond Greek: The Beginnings of Latin Literature by Denis Feeney. Harvard University Press, 2016. Hardcover, 400 pages, $35.If students of literature and the classics take anything for granted, it is the existence of the texts themselves, be they in the original Latin...

Virgil Through the Centuries

The Last Trojan Hero: A Cultural History of Virgil’s Aeneid, by Philip Hardie. I.B. Tauris, 2014, 256 pp., $35.Virgil’s Aeneid, the Roman national epic that recounts the mythic origins of the Eternal City, is among the most influential and widely read books in...

Educational Reform: Back to the Future

Living on the Future Edge: Windows on Tomorrow: The Impact of Global Exponential Trends on Education in the 21st Century By Ted McCain, Ian Jukes, and Lee Crockett. Corwin, 2010. Paperback, 184 pages, $33. The scope and force of informational and communicative...

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