TFP Recommends Books

Turning Back to Our Legal Traditions

It is not often a book appears that forces the reader to change or challenge long held historic concepts and narratives. Harold Berman’s Law and Revolution: The Formation of the Western Legal Tradition is one such book. Magisterial in its … Continue reading

Getting the Story Right

A review of Infiltrated:How to Stop the Insiders and Activists Who are Exploiting the Financial Crisis to Control Our Lives and Our Fortunes (McGraw-Hill Professional, August 2013) by Dr. Jay Richards written by John Horvat II. All too often economic … Continue reading

Tracing the Glorious Origins of Priestly Celibacy

Self-appointed reformers always arise in times of crises offering “brilliant” solutions that attempt to demolish the Church’s most venerable traditions. Priestly celibacy, a glorious trait of the Latin Church, has been a constant target of these so-called reformers. Curiously enough, … Continue reading

Finding Hope Amid the Hops

  A review of The Audacity of Hops: The History of America’s Craft Beer Revolution by Tom Acitelli (Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2013) *          *          * In the world of mass standardization, the American beer industry stands out. Its gigantic breweries have … Continue reading

A Descent Into Hell

A Review of Escape From Camp 14 Escape From Camp 14 is a modern-day horror story that spans 224 pages revealing the atrocities of the atheistic communist North Korean regime. Its facts are related by one of the few escapees … Continue reading

Why Economic Culture Matters

A review of Becoming Europe: Economic Decline, Culture, and How America Can Avoid a European Future by Samuel Gregg (New York: Encounter Books, 2013) *          *          * It is not often that one finds refreshing nuance in books dealing with economy. Economics … Continue reading

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