From the 1780s to World War II.
Orientalists at the Vatican.
A rationalist sermon delivered to a congregation of wavering souls.
Smug secularism, curiosity, and the Enlightenment.
Our secular culture tells believers that they are too sensible to remain people of faith.
And perhaps some enlightened despots.
The American exception.
Divine judgment vs. a benevolent nature.
He’s fallen into undeserved disrepute of late.
The British-Jewish philosopher Isaiah Berlin made it his life’s work to understand and write about the European critics of the 18th-century Enlightenment—not because he, too,. . .
Attempting to defend the Enlightenment and Western civilization from postmodern attacks, a new history degenerates instead into a tiresome diatribe against religion.