Sara MacDonald

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Sara MacDonald is an Associate Editor of VoegelinView, series editor of Anthem's Politics and Literature of Global Rights and Freedom, and Professor of Political Science at Huron University College in Canada. She is author and editor of several books, including Finding Freedom: Hegel's Philosophy and the Emancipation of Women (McGill-Queen's, 2008); co-author with Barry Craig, Recovering Hegel from the Critique of Leo Strauss (Lexington Books, 2014); Recollecting Dante’s Divine Comedy in the Novels of Mark Helprin (Lexington Books, 2015); Fate and Freedom in the Novels of David Adams Richards (Lexington Books, 2017); and co-editor, with Andrew Moore, of Mad Men: The Death and Redemption of American Democracy (Lexington, 2016).

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Mary Cyr. David Adams Richards. Toronto: Double Day Canada, 2018.  
 
In the Confessions, Augustine writes that his heart is restless until it rests in God (14). In a book that describes Augustine’s many failures, particularly his failure to sufficiently love others, this phrase explicitly explains Augustine’s incapacity to find peace until he is moved to have faith in God, the…