Book Review

Bracing Walk on the Other Side of War Literature

Review of River City One by John Waters, a novel of coming home from war

Turning Points in American Church History: How Pivotal Events Shaped a Nation and a Faith

Review of Elesha Coffman’s “Turning Points in American Church History: How Pivotal Events Shaped a Nation and a Faith.”

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Santa’s Bookshelf: Christmas recommendations from Providence writers and friends

Stock(ing) up on exceptional–or at least important–books for Christmas and New Year reading

Review of Tim Alberta’s “The Kingdom, The Power, and The Glory: American Evangelicals in an Age of Extremism”

Review of “The Kingdom, The Power, and The Glory” by Tim Alberta

George Kennan: Cold War America’s Intellectual-in-Chief

George Kennan was among the greatest American foreign policy minds of the 20th century

1968: A New Dawn

Review of Luke Nichter’s new book “The Year That Broke Politics: Collusion and Chaos in the Presidential Election of 1968”

Getting Sex-Real About Feminism

Erika Bachiochi’s book “The Rights of Women” is an excellent resource for sex-realist feminism in IR

Christian Realism vis-à-vis the Liberalism of Fear: Thoughts on Samuel Moyn’s “Liberalism Against Itself”

Herbert Butterfield and Reinhold Niebuhr, the two great 20th-Century Christian Realists, must be essential to a recovery of liberalism

In Defense of Cold War Liberalism 

Hard to imagine why Yale University Press would publish Samuel Moyn’s new book when its narrative is so detached from reality