Mary Eberstadt Publications

The Puritans Among Us

National Review | Published on April 21, 2014

By Mary Eberstadt

A new book shows that modern American social and political movements reflect a familiar yearning for personal redemption.

Progressivism’s War on Winners

National Review | Published on March 10, 2014

By Mary Eberstadt

Today’s liberals advance the ideology of sexual expressionism to the detriment of the very people in whose name progressivism professes to speak.

Why Ritalin Still Rules

National Review Online | Published on December 17, 2013

By Mary Eberstadt

The increasing use of psychotropic drugs to address children’s behavior suggests a disquieting truth about the demands of a post-sexual-revolution society.

He’s No Secular Saint: The Trojan Pope

Time Magazine | Published on December 3, 2013

By Mary Eberstadt

Pope Francis minces no words on what it means to have a consistent ethic of life—something that may surprise his latest secular fans.

A Case for the Moral Consideration of Animals

National Review Online | Published on October 21, 2013

By Mary Eberstadt

The gap between the pro-life and pro-animal movements just narrowed again—and the returns down the road could be prodigious.