David French

David French is a senior editor of The Dispatch, a columnist at Time, a former senior writer at National Review, an Iraq War veteran, and the co-author of several books, including Rise of ISIS: A Threat We Can’t Ignore, a New York Times bestseller. He lives in Tennessee.


Modeling justice, mercy, and humility in the face of division

Books | How can we maintain a unified America amid political polarization?
by David French
Posted 1/04/21, 12:29 pm

David French’s Divided We Fall was WORLD’s 2020 Book of the Year in the understanding America category. As Americans of a feather flock together and our culture fragments, French says we can’t assume that a multiethnic, multifaith, continent-sized country will hang together. Will the tidal forces of history swamp the “mystic chords of memory” that Abraham Lincoln cited?

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