Book Review

From Defense to Offense: Review of “Countering China’s Great Game” 

Michael Sobolik lays out his blueprint for transitioning from defense to offense in the new Cold War against China

Gateway to Statesmanship: Selections from Xenophon to Churchill

Review of Intercollegiate Studies Institute President John Burtka IV’s new book “Gateway to Statesmanship: Selections from Xenophon to Churchill”

Winston Churchill’s “The River War”

Winston Churchill described his book, “The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan,” as “a tale of blood and war.”

Reckoning with Colonialism

Nigel Biggar’s new book is a spirited, well-argued defense of British history against its popular progressive detractors.

Faith and Values: Revisiting The Long Gray Line

How a military works to rebuild itself, and how to find value in service to an ungrateful nation are evergreen lessons of Atkinson’s novel.

The Saint of Sea Power

Adm. Alfred Thayer Mahan was one of the greatest naval minds America has ever known. He deserves to be remembered.

Pastor as Political Leader: Lessons from the Wartime Sermons of Jonathan Edwards

A recently published collection of Jonathan Edwards’ sermons showcases the 18th century theologian’s enduring insights.

The 500-Year-Old Case for Christian Nationalism

Stephen Wolfe has written an intellectually serious book, not an action plan. But its appeal is limited to a handful of idiosyncratic, patriarchal Calvinists.

The Unhappy Narcissism of Missionary Modernity: A Review of Jocelyn Cesari’s We God’s People
The Unhappy Narcissism of Missionary Modernity: A Review of Jocelyn Cesari’s We God’s People

Jocelyn Cesari’s latest—”We God’s People: Christianity, Islam and Hinduism in the World of Nations”—will take readers’ full attention. She does not suffer fools, either in style or substance, but those who come with a bit of background and an honest and sincere interest are not likely to find many her match.