While the author of “The Hobbit” disliked allegory, his great thematic preoccupation with the struggle between good and evil remains as relevant as ever.
Shortly after the storming of the Bastille prison in Paris on July 14, 1789, the English political theorist Edmund Burke wrote a letter to Lord Charlemont, the first president of the Royal Irish Academy.
For all of its contradictions and injustices, the 20th century American melting pot transformed millions of immigrants into productive citizens.
A revival of Lockean liberalism would do much to tame the hatreds now afflicting the soul of the West.
A new book provides a concise and compelling introduction to the great author and Christian apologist.
Chris Cuomo’s pugilistic outburst earlier this week reinforced the usual tropes about Italian Americans.
The Great War’s horrors, spiritual emptiness and a pack of lies made another world war inevitable.
From a window in the Hall of Mirrors at the Versailles Palace, the view of its famed gardens and fountains is a welcome reward for negotiating the crush of tourists throughout the palace chambers.
With the centennial of the Versailles Treaty approaching, let’s remember who the real progenitor of Fascism was.
The central mystery that the biopic cannot penetrate is a belief in the sudden act of grace.