Thomas F. Madden

Politics & Policy

Not Dead Yet

A year ago the Discovery Channel delivered a cheery Easter message to America’s Christians: Jesus is dead – and we found his tomb. After much fanfare and hype, The Lost ...
Politics & Policy

Onward PC Soldiers

Every May thousands of medieval scholars descend on Kalamazoo, Michigan for the International Congress on Medieval Studies. It is the largest such gathering in the world, featuring hundreds of papers ...
Politics & Policy

Crusade Propaganda

Since September 11 the crusades are news. When President Bush used the term “crusade” as it is commonly used, to denote a grand enterprise with a moral dimension, the media ...