New Books, 9/5/18

The spread of devotion to Our Lady of Loreto.

The Reformation and the illiberal roots of liberalism.

A biography of Eric Hobsbawm.

Anthony Grafton’s book on forgery, reissued.

Catholicism and the making of European phenomenology.

A biography of Chaucer.

Converts from Islam in the reign of King Saint Louis IX.

The life of Saint Patrick, patron of Ireland.

The city-state of Boston, 1630-1865.

The reception of C.S. Lewis in Britain and America.

The place of the classics in medieval education.

Antonin Scalia’s reflections on faith.

A history of southeastern Europe.

George Scialabba’s newest collection of essays.

A mystery novel, “Agatha Christie meets Groundhog Day”.

Joshua Cohen’s new collection of essays.

The William H. Gass Reader.

Essays by Meghan O’Gieblyn.

How old is the Hebrew Bible?

Kathryn Tanner’s new book Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism “promises to be one of the most important theological books in recent years.”

Patrick Deneen’s Why Liberalism Failed, in paperback.

Adam Kirsch’s new collection of essays.

A biography of Henrik Ibsen.

Judith Shklar’s lectures on political obligation.

James J. O’Donnell’s new translation of the Gallic Wars.

Cass Sunstein’s new book on freedom.

Michael Pakaluk’s new translation of and commentary on Mark’s gospel.

A seventeenth-century biography of an Ethopian woman (and saint!).

Bernie Sanders: what is to be done?

Alfred Loisy and modern biblical studies.

Fr. Schall’s guide to the liturgical year.

A massive biography of Benedict XVI.

Catholics and anti-Catholicism in Chosŏn Korea.

Why nationalism?


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