Arts & Books

Francis O’Gorman on voices the Reformation couldn’t silence

Whether you listen to this as absolute music or as the background to deliberate contemplation, you have a choice of some excellent recordings

A controversial biologist thinks so, says Michael White. But I’m not convinced

Patrick West on the ‘utter scoundrel’ of the Enlightenment

Francis Phillips on the beauty of the Counter-Reformation

Carl Curtis on the star-studded new comedy series set in ‘Heaven Inc’

Parents will always turn to St Custard’s, says Harry Mount

The ENO’s production of Akhnaten is a ritual, reflective, near-liturgical experience

James Baresel on a detailed but flawed guide to a lost world