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Bernard Iddings Bell

Sadly, very few Americans remember Canon Bernard Iddings Bell (1886-1958)—this, despite the excellent work done by Cicero Bruce and Lee Cheek in his name. And, in his own day and...

Bernard Iddings Bell Bernard Iddings Bell (1886-1958) wrote several controversial books examining the American way of life. These fine little books attracted considerable attention, many of them beginning as articles in the New York Times Magazine, Commonweal,...

Clergyman, educator and social critic, Bernard Iddings Bell (October 13, 1886-September 5, 1958) was born in Dayton, Ohio, and educated at the University of Chicago (B.A., 1907), Western Theological Seminary (S.T.B., 1912),...

"What the university of today tends to forget is that man has other hungers which the lower animals do not possess and that, if he is not taught how to satisfy those...

Despite a lip service to the importance of creative thinking and moral discrimination and to the necessity of a critical estimate of current patterns of behavior, those who direct the universities care for...

Crowd Culture: An Examination of the American Way of Life by Bernard Iddings Bell. Americans watching the political upheavals in Egypt and elsewhere feel a variety of emotions, ranging from excitement about potential...

While wealth accumulates in the United States, man seems to decay. In our private lives a pervading relativism, in absence of conviction about what is the good life, a willingness to seek the easy way rather than the...