Chronicles Magazine Book Review

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    Before the Big Bang

    These days orthodox Christians and skeptical physicists disagree over nothing—yet their disagreement is literally of the first importance. For the "nothing" that is at issue is the void that immediately preceded the Big Bang, the cosmic explosion...

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    Tales of Apocalypse

    Nothing seems very certain nowadays for writers of fiction. Traditional religious and moral values have been under attack for so long that many writers uncritically assume they are thoroughly discredited.

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    Tocqueville Redivivus

    Were some power, either republican or princely, to entrust me with a classroom of promising youth who were to be educated to become the best possible historians of the future—well, I would find the works of John Lukacs indispensable. Why?

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    The Thousand and One Knights

    Originally published in Catalan in 1490 and now newly translated by David H, Rosenthal, Tirant Lo Blanc is a prose masterpiece written by the Valencian nobleman Joanot Martorell and completed by Marti Joan de Galba after Martorell's death.

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    Natural Philosophy

    At last there is a scientific work that justifies the term natural philosophy. In every discipline there should eventually come a time when it is possible to repeat the words of a great historic occasion in America: the man and the hour are met.

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