Books

Books

Us, them and the Crusades

When Pope Benedict XVI recently quoted a 14th-century emperor who claimed that Islam’s singular contribution to the world was the doctrine of spreading religion by violence, Muslim reaction was swift and angry.

Mysteries of the Middle Ages

At the beginning of the third section of Mysteries of the Middle Ages Thomas Cahill states, “The Middle Ages are a great jumble.

Religion and rights

John Witte has written a book that is profoundly in touch with the intractable issues in U.S. public life and in that of the West generally.