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

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.’

Switzerland and Spiders at Halloween

The greatest Christian author you’ve never heard of.

How Shall I Sing the Lord’s Song in a Strange Land?

Trying to Root for the Cleveland ... Guardians.

Man’s Best Friend

Lessons in Loyalty from Greyfriars Bobby.

I Don’t Care If My Students Get Jobs

A professor's defense of learning for the sake of learning.

The Beginning of Monumental Change?

A review of 'Adriatic: A Concert of Civilizations at the End of the Modern Age.'

A Literary World Tour

Reading with Archipelago Books.

This Cruelty Too Will End

Remembering Anne Frank 75 years after her diary was first published.

The Autocrats Strike Back?

A review of two new books from Gideon Rachman and Moisés Naím that explore the rise of illiberal leaders.