New Books, 12/30/17

I’m compiling this list from my phone, so the format is a bit different.

The Value of Style

On the Ordinary and Extraordinary Magisterium from Joseph Kleutgen to the Second Vatican Council (Studia Oecumenica Friburgensia)

To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment

Slouching toward Utopia: The Economic History of the Twentieth Century

The Life of St Patrick and his Place in History (Cambridge Library Collection – Religion)

History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia and Assyria: In the Light of Recent Discovery (Cambridge Library Collection – Egyptology)

Bronze Age Bureaucracy: Writing and the Practice of Government in Assyria

Plotinus: The Enneads

Learn Latin from the Romans: A Complete Introductory Course Using Textbooks from the Roman Empire

The Ancient Greek Historians: Harvard Lectures (Cambridge Library Collection – Classics)

Frege: A Philosophical Biography

Religious Talk Online: The Evangelical Discourse of Muslims, Christians, and Atheists

Augustine’s Theology of Angels

Great Christian Jurists in Spanish History (Law and Christianity)

Aristotle and the Arabic Tradition

Fichte’s Republic: Idealism, History and Nationalism

Aquinas’s Disputed Questions on Evil: A Critical Guide (Cambridge Critical Guides)

State Formations: Global Histories and Cultures of Statehood

Irish Political Writings after 1725: A Modest Proposal and Other Works (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift)

Rethinking Punishment

Guide to Byzantine Historical Writing

The Bible on the Shakespearean Stage: Cultures of Interpretation in Reformation England

The Cambridge Companion to Edward Gibbon (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

The Measure of Homer: The Ancient Reception of the Iliad and the Odyssey

Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae: A Critical Guide (Cambridge Critical Guides)

Conservative Modernists: Literature and Tory Politics in Britain, 1900-1920

Aristotle on the Uses of Contemplation

Middle English Mouths: Late Medieval Medical, Religious and Literary Traditions (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature)


New Books, 12/5/17

Michael Burleigh’s latest history: our times.

The spiritual autobiography of John C. H. Wu, the eminent Chinese Catholic.

Obianuju Ekeocha’s first book, about the culture imperialism of western countries in Africa.

A study of the context and prejudices of those who sought the Historical Jesus.

A campaign book about Trump, written by two of his former aids.

Life advice from Jordan B. Peterson.

Bart Eherman’s got another.

John Calvin’s critics.

A biography of Robert de La Rochefoucald, “an aristocrat turned anti-Nazi saboteur.”

Nassim Taleb’s next book about risk.

Niall Ferguson’s new book appears to be about powerful hierarchies in history.

A biography of Chief Justice John Marshall.

John Banville, the novelist, has written a memoir.

Warren Treadgold’s proposal for a new university.

The story of the encounter between Montezuma and Cortés.

The title: Ten Battles Every Catholic Should Know.

Here is a book, a conspiracy theory, that proves JFK was executed by Nazis. The author assures us that he has “read over 130 books on the JFK assassination.”

Matthew Levering’s book out soon is called Dying and the Virtues.

The Episcopal Bishop of Newark is too Protestant for the Reformation.

A biography of Erwin Rommel.