A Dangerous Book by Preston Jones

A Dangerous Book

A Third Testament
by Malcolm Muggeridge
Farmington, Pennsylvania: The Plough Publishing House, 2002
(172 pages; $10.00, paper)

reviewed by Preston Jones

A foolish consistency,” said Emerson, “is the hobgoblin of little minds.” Modern readers wishing to prove the point can turn to Malcolm Muggeridge’s recently re-released Third Testament—essentially the script of a TV series on seven men in search of God that aired in Britain, the United States, and Canada.

Since we are talking about “St. Mug” here, there’s no reason for me to stress that his spare prose is elegant and attractive, though sometimes too sweeping, eulogisti . . .