Our Favorites for a Reason
For tackling the Big Questions, Socrates in the City suggests these mind-boggling, perspective-expanding works. Some of them are by Socrates guests, and some are not. All of them are worthwhile and all are recommended by our host, Eric Metaxas.
The Painted Word
The Painted Word charts the erratic course of the social history of Modern Art from its beginnings in revolution-a revolution against literary content in art-to its present state, in which it has become, quite unconsciously, a parody of itself, obsessedly devoted to the pronouncements of certain guru-critics, to the point of reductio ad absurdum, to the point where-turnabout being fair play-it has become as literary, as academic, as mannered, as clubby, as the salon painting against which it first rebelled.View