Revolution and Counter Revolution

Revolution and Counter Revolution

Regime Change: Toward a Postliberal Future By Patrick J. Deneen. Sentinel, 2023. Hardcover, 288 pages, $30. Reviewed by John G. Grove.  It’s difficult to decide whether Patrick Deneen’s Regime Change is to be faulted for being too ambitious or not ambitious enough. ...
Liberalism in its Complexity

Liberalism in its Complexity

Freedom from Fear: An Incomplete History of Liberalism By Alan S. Kahan. Princeton University Press, 2023. Hardcover, 528 pages, $45. Liberalism in Dark Times: The Liberal Ethos in the Twentieth Century By Joshua L. Cherniss. Princeton University Press, 2021....
Citizenship Matters

Citizenship Matters

Citizenship and Civic Leadership in America  Edited by Carol McNamara and Trevor Shelley. Lexington Books, 2022. Paperback, 326 pages, $42.99. Reviewed by Hans Zeiger. Carol McNamara and Trevor Shelley have edited a wonderful collection of essays about topics related...
After Liberalism…Faith?

After Liberalism…Faith?

The New Leviathans: Thoughts After Liberalism By John Gray. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023. Hardcover, 192 pages, $27. Reviewed by Gene Callahan. Reviewing one of John Gray’s recent books is an adventurous undertaking. Rather than straightforward histories, or...
The Conscience of a Nation

The Conscience of a Nation

The Darkened Light of Faith: Race, Democracy, and Freedom in African American Political Thought By Melvin L. Rogers. Princeton University Press, 2023. Hardcover, 400 pages, $35.00. Reviewed by Lee Trepanier. African American political thought has seen a resurgence in...