Peter C. Meilaender

Peter C. Meilaender is professor of political science and dean of religion, humanities, and global studies at Houghton University.

Peter C. Meilaender

Socrates and Xi Jinping Go Into a Bar

A review of ‘Plato Goes to China: The Greek Classics and Chinese Nationalism.’

Heaven, Earth, and Lithuania

The Paintings of M. K. Čiurlionis.

Having Coffee with Dr. Freud

A Day at the Freud Museum.

Passengers in Search of a Star

A review of Cormac McCarthy’s 'The Passenger' and 'Stella Maris.'

Deep Questions Raised, No Answers Provided

A review of Mohsin Hamid’s ‘The Last White Man.’

The Best English Novel of 2022?

A review of the Booker Prize-winning 'The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida.'

Who Can Say When the Evening Ends and the Night Begins?

On celebrating the New Year.

Humbug! Exorcizing my Inner Scrooge

Learning from old Ebeneezer to avoid going from being a grumbler to a grumble.

Giving Thanks for Commas

What we can all learn from a children’s book on punctuation.

Slavery of All Kinds

A review of George Saunders’ ‘Liberation Day.’