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RealClearHistory: Realism, Religion, and the Republic

03/08/2022

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

01/31/2022

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

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

01/26/2022

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

12/22/2021

The long road from Athens to America.

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

12/08/2021

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

12/07/2021

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

10/15/2021

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

09/22/2021

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

09/14/2021

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

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

09/07/2021

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