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God and Man at Yale

Common Ground for the Culture Wars

Lately I have been keeping company with the post-war intellectuals — Trilling, Macdonald, Rosenberg, Riesman, Baldwin, Buckley.  Of that last, most formidable fulminator, I had this to say yesterday on Twitter: Today: reading Buckley, _God and Man at Yale_, wondering exactly how often he rolls over in his grave. Ideas have consequences, dude. #USIH— LD Burnett (@LDBurnett) August 16, 2012I spent the rest of the day alternately laughing, rolling my eyes, and — dare I admit it? — occasionally nodding in agreement with the old chap.  At the end of the day, I wrote a long-ish two-page precis to Read more