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Dermot Quinn

Dermot Quinn
Dermot Quinn is Professor of History and the Director of Graduate Studies at Seton Hall University. Born in Ireland, he has taught at Oxford University and held a fellowship at Amherst College, MA. He is the assistant editor of the Chesterton Review, author of two books, Patronage and Piety: English Roman Catholics and Politics, 1850-1900 and Understanding Northern Ireland and is author of numerous articles on Christopher Dawson and G.K. Chesterton's social thinking.
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Forgetting flawed human nature, the reason-worshipper becomes a sort of fundamentalist of the mind, convinced that intellect alone holds the key to wisdom... Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join Dermot Quinn as he examines the role of religion in Russell...
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The Catholic Revival in English Literature, 1845-1961: Newman, Hopkins, Belloc, Chesterton, Greene, Waugh, by Father Ian Ker, Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2003. Father Ian Ker, distinguished theologian, literary...

To know The Conservative Mind is to know the mind of its remarkable author, Russell Kirk. He was an old-fashioned man—courtly, retiring, serene, formal in dress and manner—whose view of the world, proclaimed by every...

Historians come in all different shapes and sizes. The well-known ones, those mass-market storytellers we invite into our homes by way of television or bestseller, display enough variety to suit most tastes. There’s David McCullough, courtly and urbane...
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Heart of the World, Center of the Church: Communio, Ecclesiology, Liberalism, and Liberation, by David L. Schindler Queen Victoria’s first prime minister, William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne, cultivated an elegant indifference to...