Bradley J. Birzer is Assistant Professor of History at Hillsdale College. A Senior Fellow with the Center for the American Idea in Houston, he has written extensively on Tolkien, James Fenimore Cooper, the American frontier and American Indians, and Christopher Dawson.
Christopher Dawson is an overlooked genius. When C. S. Lewis and Russell Kirk
both admire you for your insights, you know you're worth reading.
As the title of Professor Birzer's book suggests, this biography chronicles more of Christopher Dawson's spiritual life than his social life--Dawson was a shy man anyway. Read morePublished on May 27, 2008 by M. T. Streeter