Full lecture from my third Western Heritage class of the semester, covering the stories of Abraham and David. Too quickly!
Dear Stormfields Readers, First, as always, thank you! Second, I’m really pleased to announce that the grand and wondrous Tom Woods will soon be releasing 118 audio lectures I’ve delivered on western and American civilization. These will appear,… Read More
Dear Friends, I am extremely honored to announce that I have been named the interim President and CEO of The American Conservative magazine and its parent NPO. It is interim—a one-year position as steward (Faramir) as we search… Read More
American Heritage H105; Spring 2017; Lane 125 MWF, 10:00-10:50, 11:00-11:50 Instructor: Dr. Bradley J. Birzer Required Readings Hillsdale College History Department, ed., American Heritage: A Reader Secondary history text (via the bookstore) A variety of handouts/email attachments;… Read More
Western Heritage Lecture–what historical events “allowed” Protestantism to arise as it did.
An attempt to looks at three iconic figures in the Renaissance: Petrarch; Pico; and Machiavelli. This lecture mostly considers Petrarch, the ultimate Renaissance Christian Humanist.