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Arthur J. Versluis

Arthur J. Versluis
Arthur J. Versluis is Chair of the Department of Religious Studies and Professor in the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University. Dr. Versluis is the author of The Esoteric Origins of the American Renaissance.
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Americans have tried the Hamiltonian experiment of centralized government, usury, and gigantism long enough. Surely it is time, somewhere, for the Jeffersonian vision to begin to reappear... Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join Arthur J. Versluis as he explores...

By the early twenty-first century, Americans had become accustomed to, even took for granted, virtually everything against which George Washington and Thomas Jefferson had warned: gigantic public and private debt, a massive national government, entangling foreign...