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God and Man at Yale: The Superstitions of 'Academic Freedom' Paperback – January 1, 1986
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''Still correct and prophetic. It defines the conservative revolt against socialism and atheism on campus and in the culture and reconciles the alleged conflict between capitalist and religious conservatives.'' --George Gilder, National Review, ''100 Best Nonfiction Books of the Century''
''William F. Buckley's book with the brilliant title, God and Man at Yale, will kick up a glorious controversy . . . Brilliant, sincere, well-informed, keenly reasoned, and exciting to read.'' --American Mercury --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Mr. Buckley was a devout Catholic and committed individualist (I will use this word as he uses it and hope you gain full appreciation for it after reading the forward of the book). He saw that during his education, Yale promoted neither religion nor the ideas of free market economy and personal responsibility in contravention of its own charter. Indeed, most of the professors openly scoffed at both and forcefully propounded the ideas of liberalism that had developed during Wilson's presidency and flourished under FDR. So he wrote this book to admonish the faculty for its bias and imbalance, illuminate the hypocrisy of the college administration and to suggest that the alumni take responsibility for guiding the direction of the curriculum. Along the way he demolishes the myth of "academic freedom." The book failed to change now yet more liberal Yale because the naive Mr.Read more ›
Mr. Buckley has been right about most things for the last half century. He was very young when he wrote this book, and it was a sign of even better things to come.
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Buckley is humorous while exposing the anti-Christian bigotry of the "sophisticated," "open-minded," and "tolerant" Left. Read morePublished 10 days ago by James N. L. Humphreys
William F. Buckley introduced to our Republic the undermining of the nation’s higher education via an unfortunate and relentless liberal agenda within academia. Read morePublished 1 month ago by David R. Elkins
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Very well written, but EXTREMELY dated. It calls out specific professors at Yale, so even if you were alive and politically aware when it was published, it is unlikely you'd have... Read morePublished 4 months ago by J. Bennett
Just a few years out of Yale, William Buckley published his first book as criticism of Yale’s faculty for forcing socialist, Keynesian, and secularist ideology. Read morePublished 5 months ago by shaun t heneghan
This is William F. Buckley's seminal work that thrust him into the leadership of the Conservative movement. Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. Bills
William Buckley appears to be a true conservative with great integrity.Published 6 months ago by S Reynolds
It's a great essay about what WFB felt was wrong with Yale and a clarion call for the alumni to get involved and reform Buckley's beloved alma mater.Published 6 months ago by Eric Blair
I went to Yale Graduate School a decade after Buckley did undergrad. He wrote a wonderful critique of Yale--and every other modern university. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Richard E. J. Burke