Books & Essays
Books & Essays
27 October 2017

Whither Christianity?

Rod Dreher talks the future of faith, identity politics and the crisis of the West.

27 October 2017

Cataloguer of curiosities, maker of modernity

Hans Sloane, whose collection of artefacts helped found the British Museum, finally receives the attention he deserves.

27 October 2017

Ernst Bloch on Thomas Muntzer

On the Marxist atheist who took religion seriously as the bearer of utopia.

27 October 2017

The Reformation: a secular enchantment

Martin Luther’s protest was to give Christians' everyday life an unprecedented new meaning.

27 October 2017

Conscience: a revolutionary calling

At the heart of the Reformation lay the development of our inner moral voice.

27 October 2017

Apostasy: an unforgiving faith

Daniel Kokotajlo provides a compassionate take on the moral struggles of a family of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

25 October 2017

‘The best that has been thought and said’

150 years on, Matthew Arnold still inspires.

23 October 2017

The new feminism is a threat to women’s liberation

Read Brendan O'Neill's foreword to Ella Whelan's new book.

6 October 2017

The cause of mankind

The American Revolution changed the world, and it isn’t finished yet.

6 October 2017

The revolutionary bourgeoisie

On the great social transformations that made our world.