Dostoevsky’s Dangerous Gambit

Posted on December 8, 2023 in THR Web Features
Image: “Alyosha and Vanya,” 1971, by Mikhail Rojter (1916–1993); The Gamborg Collection/Bridgeman Images; background: manuscript of The Brothers Karamazov.

Dostoevsky is too Christian for a secular age and too secular for Christendom.

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Autocracy Rising

Posted on December 12, 2023 in THR Web Features
Image: President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at a rally in Izmir in May 2023; Shutterstock..

Turkey presents an inversion of the usual presumptions about the current global struggle between liberalism and conservatism.

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