This week The Imaginative Conservative provided a thoughtful look at the world of economics and government, world and American history, politics, classic literature, culture, Christianity, and the moral imagination. Included this week were outstanding essays on conservative movies, peace, liberal education, and Whig political theory. Pour a cup of coffee, light a pipe or warm a scone, and immerse yourself in the wit and wisdom of these essays.
- Cleverly Postmodern Homer: A Review of the Troy Movie, by Christopher Morrissey
- Mike Church & Winston Elliott on The Imaginative Conservative, by Mike Church
- I shall be an Angel of Peace: John Henry Newman, by John Newman
- Uniting Faith and Culture: Hans Urs von Balthasar, by Peter Pham
- Happy Bastille Day! Pat Buchanan is French!, by Stephen Masty
- Saving Liberal Education from the “Humanities”, by Peter Lawler
- Irving Babbitt: Not Quite Who You Thought He Was, by Bradley Birzer
- Foundations of the American Republic: Whig Political Theory?, by Don Lutz
- Five More Movies That Every Conservative Should See, by Stephen Klugewicz
- Ainulindale: Music of Creation in Tolkien, by Stratford Caldecott
- Teach for America: A “No Brainer” for Low-Income School Districts, by Bruce Frohnen
- The Christian Response, by Hans Urs von Balthasar
- Rehabilitating the Liberal Arts, by Louis Markos
- The Bonds of Love, by C.R. Wiley
- Edmund Burke and the American Nation, by Robert Heineman
- The Novels of G.K. Chesterton and C.S. Lewis, by Joseph Pearce
Books on the people and topics discussed in essays published from July 13 – 19 may be found in The Imaginative Conservative Bookstore.
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