Theology

Theology

Books

A review of A Revolution of the Mind

Perhaps no active scholar has shaped the conversation about the sources and meaning of the En­lightenment more than Jonathan Israel, professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Prince­ton.

Books

A review of The Children of Divorce

On the way to meet a friend whose marriage, I'd heard, was on the rocks, I sifted through the clichés one can offer someone on the verge of divorce. But when I arrived, her husband was with her to welcome me. As we traveled around her campus together I noticed them holding hands (so rare on U.S. college campuses that you wonder if it violates some regulation).

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Pursuing happiness

Unlike justice or courage, happiness is perceived as subjective, even inscrutable. So what does it mean to say that a person who claims to be happy is not?