Summer Reading

Jonah Goldberg, Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left from Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning (New York: Doubleday, 2007).

Michelle Karnes, Imagination, Meditation, and Cognition in the Middle Ages (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2011).

Dennis Prager, Still the Best Hope: Why the World Needs American Values to Triumph (New York: Harper Collins, 2012).

Michael Coren, Heresy: Ten Lies They Spread About Christianity (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2012).

Mark Steyn, After America: Get Ready for Armageddon (Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2011).

________, America Alone: The End of the World as We Know It (Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2006).

David Gelernter, America Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture (and Ushered in the Obamacrats) (New York: Encounter Books, 2012).

Edward Klein, The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House (Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2012).

Hugh Hewitt, The Brief Against Obama: The Rise, Fall and Epic Fail of the Hope and Change Presidency (New York: Center Street, 2012).

Mark Goldblatt, Bumper Sticker Liberalism: Peeling Back the Idiocies of the Political Left (New York: Harper Collins, 2012).

Diane Moczar, Seven Lies About Catholic History: Infamous Myths About the Church's Past--and How to Answer Them (Charlotte, NC: TAN  Books, 2010).

Virginia Reinburg, French Books of Hours: Making an Archive of Prayer, c. 1400-1600 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012).

Thomas Sowell, Intellectuals and Society, rev. ed. (New York: Basic Books, 2011).

________, Black Rednecks and White Liberals (San Francisco: Encounter Books, 2005).

________, The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy (New York: Basic Books, 1995).

________, Economic Facts and Fallacies, 2nd ed. (New York: Basic Books, 2011).

________, The Housing Boom and Bust, rev. ed. (New York: Basic Books, 2009).

Dennis Prager, Happiness Is a Serious Problem: A Human Nature Repair Manual (New York: Harper Collins, 1998).

Alister McGrath, The Twilight of Atheism: The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World (New York: Doubleday, 2004).

Leslie Brubaker and Mary B. Cunningham, eds.  The Cult of the Mother of God in Byzantium: Texts and Images.  Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011).

Margaret Barker, Christmas: The Original Story (London: SPCK, 2008).

Roger Kimball, The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia (South Bend: St. Augustine's Press, 2012).

________, Tenured Radicals: How Politics Has Corrupted Our Higher Education, 3rd ed. (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2008).

Margaret Barker, Temple Theology: An Introduction (London: SPCK, 2004).

________, The Gate of Heaven: The History and Symbolism of the Temple in Jerusalem (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2008).

________, The Great Angel: A Study of Israel's Second God (Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992).

________, The Great High Priest: The Temple Roots of Christian Liturgy (London: T&T Clark, 2003).

James Martin, SJ, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life (New York: Harper Collins, 2010).

Robert Boice, Advice for New Faculty Members: Nihil Nimus [Nothing In Excess] (Needham Heights: Allyn and Bacon, 2000).

What can I say?  It's been quite a ride these past eight weeks.  Perhaps I should have started with Boice....


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