Strategic Christians by Jesse Russell

Book Review

Strategic Christians

The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis
by Alan Jacobs

Oxford University Press, 2018
(256 pages, $29.95, hardcover)

reviewed by Jesse Russell

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Jesse Russell is Assistant Professor of English at Georgia Southwestern State University. He has published on literary theory, semiotics, and politics, and is at work on a book that explores Neo-Platonic magic in the work of Edmund Spenser. He is a Roman Catholic.

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