Celebrated Western scholar Juan Cole situates the birth of Islam in the middle of an apocalyptic showdown between Rome
A book delineates the overwhelming culture of the subcontinent in stunning detail, but fails in probing deeper into the
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A critique of liberalism from a conservative perspective argues that there is an unresolved contradiction within it
Journalist Yasha Levine’s book suggests that surveillance and thought control are not exceptional — they are part of the
Franklin Foer asks: what happens to society when journalism is reduced to little more than tabloid fare?
What does it mean to translate a majestic religious text into another language? A new book offers food for thought
Could the shattering of Greece’s economy in 2015 be a deliberate attempt to maintain imbalance in the European Union?
An exploration of how ‘Jewish Christianity’ bypassed Roman Christianity to link with Islam