Unthinkable: Has Cardinal John Henry Newman’s vision for universities died?
- December 2, 2014, 01:00
In 1854, Cardinal John Henry Newman began writing what remains the world’s most famous essay on higher education, The Idea of a University. The sam(...)
The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby, by Charles Kingsley
- May 4, 2013, 06:00
Charles Kingsley (1819-1875) won most of the prizes. An Anglican priest, he became canon of Westminster Abbey. Hardly a great scholar, he was n(...)