The central lesson of history is that all forms of greatness are perilous without a humble and a contrite heart.
Democracy is not always liberal
A review of Aristotle and Modern Politics: The Persistence of Political Philosophy, edited by Aristide Tessitore
Reading Aristotle's Ethics can shed light in corners where lovers of liberty fear to tread
In the age of so-called social history, those who can write military and political history in a clear, narrative style are treasures indeed.
We regulated ourselves into this mess
"Consulting the faithful" may be a lot less appealing to First World Catholic liberals in the very near future.
If Jefferson were to see this supposed "love letter" to himself, he would surely file for a restraining order, or at least a change of address.
A review of JFK, Nixon, Oliver Stone and Me: An Idealist's Journey from Capitol Hill to Hollywood Hell, by Eric Hamburg
A review of Hollywood Worldviews: Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment, by Brian Godawa
and The Myth of the American Superhero, by John Shelton Lawrence and Robert Jewett
Bloom is a critic of great capaciousness and confidence, willing to recognize and praise genius even where there might exist reason to abhor it.