Dennis O'Brien, president emeritus of the University of Rochester, lives in Middlebury, Vermont. He is the author of The Church and Abortion: A Catholic Dissent (Rowman & Littlefield).
Theology, Philosophy, and the Question of Life After Death
The Nicene Creed concludes with resurrection and eternal life. But, Stephen Davis observes, neither reality can be proved by experience.
Why It Did Not Include Rome
Stewart Goetz’s book is provocative and carefully argued. But I am puzzled as to why the ordinary reader of C. S. Lewis would be worried about the road not taken.
A Life of Seneca
Emily Wilson offers a carefully balanced narrative of Seneca's life that is derived, as it must be, from partial and often contradictory sources.
Roger Scruton’s basic theme is this: “Science cannot tell who I am, let alone where, when, or how.” But I-you moral dialogue is not rooted in science.
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