Sexuality and Gender: Returning to the Sources

Sexuality and Gender: Returning to the Sources

Origen’s Revenge: The Greek and Hebrew Roots of Christian Thinking on Male and Female By Brian Patrick Mitchell. Pickwick Publications, 2021. Hardcover, 280 pages, $49.00. Reviewed by Father Lawrence Farley. Once in a very long while one finds a volume that checks...
Unlikely Centers of Cultural Change

Unlikely Centers of Cultural Change

Coffeehouse Culture in the Atlantic World, 1650-1789 by E. Wesley Reynolds III. Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. Cloth, 264 pages, $115.00. Reviewed by James E. Person Jr. Near the end of his life, Thomas Jefferson famously referred to coffee as “the favorite drink of the...
The Mysterious Being in the Ring

The Mysterious Being in the Ring

In the House of Tom Bombadil C.R. Wiley. Canon Press, 2021. Paper, 128 pages, $16.95. Reviewed by Nathanael Blake. Old Tom Bombadil is a merry fellow, but what is the point of him? He is one of the most enigmatic characters in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings,...
Forgotten No More—Remembering M. Stanton Evans

Forgotten No More—Remembering M. Stanton Evans

M. Stanton Evans: Conservative Wit, Apostle of Freedom By Steven F. Hayward. Encounter Books, 2022. Hardcover, 400 pages, $33.99. Reviewed by James A. Davenport. Recently, I found myself working through a document that mentioned the name M. Stanton Evans. A colleague...
Indignity Human (and Poetic?)

Indignity Human (and Poetic?)

Minor Indignities: A Novel.  By Trevor Cribben Merrill. Wiseblood Books, 2020. Paperback, 233 pages, $16.00. Reviewed by Alex Taylor. Reading Trevor Cribben Merrill’s first novel, Minor Indignities, one finds a fictional analogue to William F. Buckley’s God and Man at...

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