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Irving Kristol

Irving Kristol

Among the devilishly complex problems that Communism has forced on America is the one of protecting American institutions from Communist infiltration without at the same...

There are few subjects about which people are more solemn—and disputatious—than Jewish humor. Perhaps, as Irving Kristol here suggests, that is because Jewish humor at...

Flying off the Broomstick Witch Hunt: The Revival of Heresy. by Carey McWilliams. Little, Brown. 361 pp. $3.50.   When Lincoln Steffens, after his trip to Russia, announced “I have...

American Humanist Classics and Commercials. by Edmund Wilson. Farrar, Straus. 544 pp. $5.00. The Little Blue Light. by Edmund Wilson. Farrar, Straus. 163 pp. $2.75.   “He has a genuine classical taste, he...

Behind the manifold and varied expressions of the genius of Albert Einstein men have felt they sensed the presence of a philosophy, perhaps a religion,...

Elegy for a Lost World The Earth Is The Lord’s. by Abraham Joshua Heschel. With wood engravings by Ilya Schor. Henry Schuman. 109 pp. $2.50.   Among the many Hasidic...

Perhaps nothing is more characteristic of our times than the way that ideas usually thought to be contrary to each other are often enthusiastically upheld...

The Slaughter-Bench of History Faith and History. By Reinhold Niebuhr. Scribners. 257 pp . . $3.50. Meaning in History. By Karl Löwith. University of Chicago Press. 257 pp. $4.00.   Judaism is tormented...

Boundaries of Belief The Protestant Era. by Paul Tillich. Translated with a concluding essay by James Luther Adams. University of Chicago Press. 323 pp. $4.00.   These eighteen essays by...

For its second appearance, this new department devoted to “occasional” and more or less informal comment on events and cultural developments offers: a report by...

The experience of Nazism did not end on May 8, 1945; it has remained with us, both as burning memory and an appalling possibility. If...

Christian Theology and the Jews Christianity and the Children of Israel. by A. Roy Eckardt. New York, King’s Crown Press, 1948. 223 pp. $3.00.   Mr. Eckardt, who is an...