MY ESSAYS

ON BOOKS AND AUTHORS

Thinking back on my research for The Language of Liberty, certain books and authors stand out as especially important in the development of the project. Click on the entries below to read my thoughts about some of them.

On Harold J. Berman:

Law and Revolution

On Langdon Gilkey:

Shantung Compound

On Leszek Kolakowski:

Modernity on Endless Trial

On Jean Bethke Elshtain:

Sovereignty

On Forrest McDonald:

Model Historian

On First Things:

Religion and Public Life