SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
book review
September 02, 2021
Jack Miles reviews Francesca Stavrakopoulou's new book 'God: An Anatomy'
September 02, 2021
David Lough reviews Geoffrey Wheatcroft's new book 'Churchill’s Shadow: An Astonishing Life and a Dangerous Legacy'
September 02, 2021
Harry Mount reviews Charlotte Higgins's new book, 'Greek Myths: A New Retelling' for the September '21 issue of the Catholic Herald
August 28, 2021
Alison Weir reviews Sarah Gristwood's new exploration of courtly love in the Tudor age: "The Tudors in Love: The Courtly Code Behind the Last Medieval Dynasty"
August 27, 2021
The Rise and Fall of Christian Ireland Crawford Gribben Oxford University Press, £25, 352 pages _________ There is a growing literature about the demise of Irish Christianity. The latest comes from Crawford Gribben of Queen’s University, Belfast. It is called, simply, The Rise and Fall of Christian Ireland and it is a broad, sweeping, readable
August 27, 2021
Greek Myths: A New Retelling Charlotte Higgins Jonathan Cape, £20, 336 pages ________ In Ancient Greek, mythos simply meant a traditional story – and, to modern Greeks, a Mythos means the best beer in the country. The Greek myths, then, are really the best stories ever told – and some of the earliest. As Virginia
October 22, 2020
Elena Curti, former Deputy Editor of The Tablet, has written "Fifty Catholic Churches to see before you die". Michael Hodges reviews it.
May 09, 2017
Dr Adrian Treloar writes that the care we offer the most vulnerable is one way in which we can judge a society
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