Sex and God at Yale

Sex and God at Yale : Porn, Political Correctness, and a Good Education Gone Bad

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In order to glimpse America's future, one needs to look no further than its college campuses. Of those institutions, none holds more clout than Yale University. Yet the school has become a full-fledged moral battleground where: a porn star gives a topless S&M demonstration in a classroom; a student had received approval for an art project she said included tissue from repeated self-induced miscarriages; the infamous Sex Week is held every two years; and, loathe for years to host ROTC, Yale nonetheless once employed a professor who praised the Hamas terrorist organisation. In this reboot of William F. Buckley's classic "God and Man at Yale", 2009 Yale graduate Harden offers a provocative account of what really goes on inside "The Cradle of Presidents," one that will shock any parent of a college-bound student. "Sex and God at Yale" is a must for anyone concerned by what really goes on at one of America's elite universities.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 29.21mm | 508.02g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0312617909
  • 9780312617905
  • 1,910,293

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A "New York Times "Editor's Choice Pick!
"A fierce expose of the sexual culture of one of America's great universities."--David Frum, contributor for CNN, "Newsweek," and "The Daily Beast"; author of "The Right Man" and "The End to Evil
""The ideology of sexual liberation that is the lasting legacy of 'Me generation' liberalism and its imbecilic doctrine of 'if it feels good do it, ' has hardened into an orthodoxy on college campuses around the country. Not only is it uncritically embraced by many students, it is supported by a great many faculty members and abetted and even promoted in a variety of ways by academic administrators. In the spirit of the late William F. Buckley, Nathan Harden takes a hard, critical look at the prevalent sexual liberationist dogmas at Yale, exploring their damaging effects on the educational enterprise and their often tragic consequences in the lives of students."
--Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University
"This startling dispatch from a talented young writer will shame Yale, if the Yale he describes is even capable of feeling shame. Nathan Harden's memoir is a 21st-century sequel to Bill Buckley's "God and Man at Yale" and its lesson is simple: Don't send your daughters to New Haven."
--John J. Miller, "National Review" national correspondent, "Wall Street Journal" contributor, author of "The Big Scrum" and "Our Oldest Enemy
""Only a college administrator could love the sexual playgrounds doubling as America's elite colleges. And only Nathan Harden can give our priapic ivory tower the softoff it deserves. His insight is penetrating; his wit hits the spot; he lands a thousand blows. Most erotic commentators are lucky to make it to third base. With Sex and God at Yale, Harden scores a walk-off grand slam."
--James Poulos, "Daily Caller" columnist and "Forbes" contributor
"Hats off to Nathan Harden for exposing the shameful truth about how some of our n
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About Nathan Harden

NATHAN HARDEN is editor of "The College Fix" and is a columnist for the "International Business Times." He is a regular contributor to "National Review Online" and has written for numerous publications, including "The Weekly Standard, ""The American Spectator, The Huffington Post, " the" New York Post, " and "The Washington Times." Harden resides in Nashville, Tennessee.
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