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RealClearHistory: Realism, Religion, and the Republic


When George Washington sought to warn Americans about the most fearsome threats to their liberty, he did not cast his eyes toward Europe, where nations were waiting, like vultures, to pounce upon the carcass of a failed experiment in self-government.

Wall Street Journal: Christendom’s Greatest Satirist


In Martin Luther’s age, Erasmus tried to bridge the Catholic-Protestant divide.

National Review: Gorbachev’s Christmas Farewell to the Soviet Union


The Soviet Union’s revolutionary experiment in Marxism-Leninism was launched, at least in part, as an assault on the beliefs and ideals of biblical religion.

National Review: A Brief History of Individual Rights


The long road from Athens to America.

National Review: What the Left and the Right Get Wrong about Liberalism


America owes much to Christianity. Liberalism arose as a Christian response to the failures of Christendom.

The National Interest: Herbert Hoover in the USSR: The Greatest Humanitarian Campaign in History


The American Relief Administration saved millions of lives in the Soviet Union from famine. A century later, it is still a shining example of the hope the United States offers to the world.

The National Interest: To Many Refugees, America Is Still the Land of Hope


Yet even at its ugliest, the United States has looked like a haven of sanity in a world gone mad.

National Review: The Freedom Letter to the Romans


The Letter to the Romans introduced two great themes into the bloodstream of the West: human equality and human freedom.

National Review: A New Order for the Ages


America’s founding generation absorbed Virgil’s Aeneid and the lessons of Rome.

National Review: Cicero: A Republic — If You Can Keep It


Can Americans recover Cicero’s insights into human nature and the nature of political power?