Author Archives: Andrew Joyce, Ph.D.

Exodus Redux: Jewish Identity and the Shaping of History

“Under the pretext of recording fables and current reports about the Jews, he [Manetho] took the liberty of introducing some incredible tales, wishing to represent us as…condemned to banishment from Egypt.” Flavius Josephus, Against Apion I’ve been intrigued by the story of the Israelite Exodus from Egypt for more than a decade. More than any […]

The Myth of the Right-Wing Extremist

Neither man nor angel can discern Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks Invisible John Milton, Paradise Lost The Anglosphere stands transfixed by an elusive bogeyman: ‘right-wing extremism.’ And more than any other nation at the present time, the United Kingdom seems to be in the grip of a media-engineered moral panic bordering on paranoid hysteria. […]

T.S. Eliot and the Culture of Critique, Part Two

‘We must discover what conditions, within our power to bring about, would foster the society that we desire. … Reasons of race and religion combine to make any large number of free-thinking Jews undesirable.’  T.S. Eliot, After Strange Gods, 1934. One of the most striking features of Julius’s T.S. Eliot, Anti-Semitism, and Literary Form is […]