The University Bookman
Reviewing Books that Build Culture
James Baresel reviews Jeremy Black’s new history—and defense—of the British Empire.
Jeffrey Folks welcomes a collection of Antonin Scalia’s writings on faith.
Pedro Blas González reflects on the postmodern assaults on the forces that connect us to our past and enable us to make sense of our present and future.
Peter Wood welcomes Myron Magnet’s account of the formation of the thinking of Justice Clarence Thomas.
Mark L. Movsesian reviews Robert Louis Wilken’s helpful reassessment of the history of religious freedom.
Anthony M. Barr reviews a forthcoming meditation on the quest for meaning in the face of consumerist culture.
Gene Callahan is disappointed with John McWhorter’s takedown of popular theories of the influence of language on thought.
Jason Morgan looks at two new books with competing explanations of the atom bombs of World War II.
Andrew and Gwyneth Thompson-Briggs welcome the completion of the English translation of Dietrich von Hildebrand’s two-volume Aesthetics.