Buckley writes with consistent intelligence and precision; how, indeed, could it be otherwise? Even those who do not agree with him politically will be struck by the sensitivity of his spiritual inquiry, particularly in his elaboration of the distinction between contemporary Catholic practice and the enduring Catholic heritage. Nearer, My God serves as a splendid testimony to the maintenance of faith. --Ron Hogan
This book is perhaps one of the most profound books on Theology I have yet read.
I personally like how he seperates his defenses of Christianity and Catholicism, allowing this book to be tolerated for even the most evangelical Christian.
First, Buckley's employing Cardinal Newman's defense of Catholicism is an excellent presentation of Catholic thought.
WFB, I miss you! Reading the very excellent National Review for years educated me in so many ways. Reading Nearer, My God brought back great memories of being schooled by WFB and... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Sierra Oscar
If you are a Buckley enthusiast, as I am, this is a must read. A must read. Gave me new insight into Mr. Buckley and his journey of faith. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mr. Smith
There has never been anything that Mr. Buckley wrote that I didn't feel uplifted by! He was brilliant and a tyruly great American.Published 7 months ago by Alice F. Raines
Expected a paper back but received the hardcover at a terrific price. Great work by William F. Buckley, Jr., (deceased) a wonderful man. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Sal
Wonderfully insightful read. Buckley does wonderful interviews with different people to share their faith views and ideas. Read morePublished 15 months ago by 09dream
We are very very happy with the the purchase of Nearer to God, Nearer to God~~! Thank you very much~Published 16 months ago by Charles Belew
Mr. Buckley was a formidable intellectual, a great thinker and an ardent Catholic. In this book he articulated how his Catholic faith was a part of his identity and the influence... Read morePublished 20 months ago by A. Todd Black
William Frank Buckley, Jr. (1925-2008) was a conservative icon and intellectual, commentator (notably as host the the TV show 'Firing Line'), founder of the magazine "National... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Steven H. Propp