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Mark Kalthoff

Mark Kalthoff
Mark A. Kalthoff, Ph.D. is the Henry Salvatori Chair in History and Traditional Values Professor & Chairman, Department of History, Hillsdale College.
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Russell Kirk knew that in the empire of science, if it be genuine science, one must pursue wisdom and leave space in the world for mystery and faith... Mystery isn’t something that is gradually evaporating. It grows along with knowledge. —Flannery O’Conner to...
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Since the nineteenth century, a widespread misunderstanding regarding the relationship between science and Christianity has persisted. The error is a common conviction that military metaphors provide the most accurate means for describing the engagement between the Christian...
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 Mystery isn’t something that is gradually evaporating. It grows along with knowledge.– Flannery O’Conner to Alfred Corn, 12 August 1962 When thoughtful conservatives commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of Russell Kirk’s book The Conservative Mind that...

Just what is the business of a liberal arts college?  Is it to make well-rounded young adults, to equip the next generation with job skills demanded by a work-a-day world, or perhaps to...