May 2, 2014
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Vowing to pull the nation out of the economic doldrums, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has managed to maintain the support of a still wary public.
How should a fair-minded biographer deal with a literary subject’s “sensational underside,” and when does that endeavor turn into "pathography"?
Four books on the failures of moral imagination and political will, spread across the political landscape, that doomed Europe to decades of totalitarian terror.
From 2005 to 2010 adult baptisms fell by 41 percent. Those losses were masked by a gain in adult receptions into full communion; then those totals began to fall too.
Darren Aronofsky, a master of misery, is very much in his element in 'Noah' as he envisions the sinful self-destruction of nearly the whole damned human race.
By 1982, although nominally still a Democrat, Michael Novak had become an enthusiast for Reaganomics and for every Republican administration to follow.
'The Dark Box' is so suffused with anger that its author, for all his intelligence, is seldom capable of balanced historical analysis.
The Protestant Establishment once dominated American politics and intellectual life. Then, in the course of a decade or two, its authority collapsed.
An increasing number of cosmologists now believe in the existence of a multiverse. It’s a thrilling prospect; but does a multiverse really exist?
With her ambitious second novel, Paula Huston jumps into the territory where politics and religion meet, and she's equipped with a wide-angle lens.
I lie on my back in the lawnchair to study / the trees claw up toward heaven. / They have all the sap I lack.
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