My American Heritage lecture for February 8, 2017: the life of a republic and why it reflects the best in human and divine nature.
My praise of the four iconographic cities of the West: Jerusalem; Athens; Rome; and London–culminating, of course, in Philadelphia. Full, unedited lecture–September 2, 2016. Warts and all.
A short but brilliant 1932 book by Christopher Dawson. Well worth reading, especially in this insane and violent age. cd modern dilemma full book
Yesterday, I had the grand privilege of speaking with John Barron (Chicago Tribune) about Russell Kirk on live tv, C-Span’s Book TV. It was wonderful, and John, not surprisingly, was a brilliant gentleman. In fact, everyone at the… Read More
A very kind and very detailed review of RUSSELL KIRK: AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE. Thank you, Liberty Fund! http://www.libertylawsite.org/2016/01/15/the-fertility-god-of-conservatism/
In 1941, Dawson appraised the various fundamentalisms and totalitarianisms–from fascist to Puritan–of his day. cd on totalitarianism 1941
“They’ve got their history wrong. The best fruits came precisely from Christian humanism. When Christianity and humanism touch, the best things emerge.” “The great Christian humanists, men like St. Thomas More, Vives, Erasmus, Castellion and others, were ever… Read More
Interesting United Nations book exploring various western religions. Published in 1964. Interviews with Jacques Maritain, Etienne Gilson, and Christopher Dawson. interviews with maritain gilson dawson
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