Swimming in the Secular Fishbowl 

Swimming in the Secular Fishbowl 

Practicing Christians, Practical Atheists: How Cultural Liturgies and Everyday Social Practices Shape the Christian Life By Phil Davignon. Cascade Books, 2023. Paperback, 158 pages, $22. Reviewed by David G. Bonagura, Jr.  What are the biggest factors driving...
Thinking as a Human Being

Thinking as a Human Being

Thinking about Thinking: Mind and Meaning in the Era of Techno-Nihilism James D. Madden. Cascade Books, 2023. Paperback, 220 pages, $29. Reviewed by David Weinberger. Ever wonder what it means to have a mind? Is thinking, for example, unique to the human species? Or...
Imprisoned by the Internet

Imprisoned by the Internet

Digital Liturgies: Rediscovering Christian Wisdom in an Online Age By Samuel D. James. Crossway, 2023. Paperback, 208 pages, $16.99. Reviewed by John Ehrett. Historian Oswald Spengler famously argued that man, at least since the Dark Ages, has been animated by a...
The Romance of Journalism in the American Century 

The Romance of Journalism in the American Century 

The Noise Of Typewriters: Remembering Journalism By Lance Morrow. Encounter Books, 2023. Hardcover, 200 pages, $27.99. Reviewed by Alexander J. Fezza.  It is easier to describe The Noise of Typewriters by Lance Morrow by what it is not rather than what it is.  This...
We Few, We Happy Few

We Few, We Happy Few

Humanistic Letters: The Irving Babbitt—Paul Elmer More Correspondence Edited by Eric Adler. University of Missouri Press, 2023. Hardcover, 488 pages, $75. Reviewed by Justin D. Garrison. In The Conservative Mind, Russell Kirk observes, “it is an ominous sign for any...