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National Review: The Decline of the King’s College Reflects Western Civilizational Decay


Even conservatives and Christians are failing to appreciate the importance of cultural transmission.

National Review: A Decades-Old Warning for Evangelical Christians Is More Relevant Than Ever


Carl Henry’s message to the Evangelicals of his day is one they should heed in ours, else they will cease to be relevant.

National Review: The Gospel According to Locke


The life and teachings of Jesus were his lodestar.

National Review: The Totalitarian Temptation Remains


Mussolini understood something about the human need to worship.

The National Interest: Is This America’s Mussolini Moment?


Whatever the ultimate fate of Trumpism, America’s Mussolini moment is far from over.

Law & Liberty: A Forgotten Champion of Religious Liberty


Dirck Coornhert’s 1582 Synod on the Freedom of Conscience speaks to our polarized age.

The National Interest: Toleration, Liberalism, and Lessons for a Fractured America


The bitter sectarianism that enveloped sixteenth-century Europe offers a warning about the tribalism that now darkens American public life.

National Review: One Hundred Years Ago, ‘Following the Science’ Meant Supporting Eugenics


How G. K. Chesterton stood against an evil that was once frighteningly mainstream.

Wall Street Journal: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lesson About Evil for Our Time


As Gildor the elf told the Shire in ‘The Lord of the Rings’: ‘The wide world is all about you . . . you cannot forever fence it out.’

National Review: Russia and Realism, American-Style


The shadow of Russian barbarism has returned — and the impulse toward isolationism will not drive it out.