“Her evidence is persuasive, and her research is impeccable . . . investigates how Strauss formed his ideology and what events, such as the Holocaust, may have shaped his views.” —Publishers Weekly
“...the work of political scientist Shadia Drury (University of Calgary) is essential for readers who are particularly interested in the political usage of religion in modernity and postmodernity.” —Studies in Religion
About the Author
Shadia B. Drury is a professor of politics at the University of Calgary in Canada. She is the author ofThe Political Ideas of Leo Strauss andAlexandre Kojeve: The Roots of Postmodern Politics. She lives in Calgary.