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There were pre-modern times when workers enjoyed broad prosperity and rights, thanks largely to the Church, which has long safeguarded and improved the state of workers and all society... In the quest for a...
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Pope Pius, who had done more than anyone to make the Christian victory at Lepanto possible, is said to have burst into tears when news of it reached him... They have dared the white republics...
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Contemporary liberalism provides solutions that only exacerbate current domestic and international tensions... The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights by Liav Orgad (Oxford University Press, 2016) Liberal constitutional and political theory...
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Buckley apparently did not resist the ideas of collectivism as successfully as he thought. Instead, he chose to aim for winning a contemporary battle rather than defending the Permanent Things... William F. Buckley’s
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Religious dogma is true— indispensably true—but Truth is truer, and bigger than dogma in the same way that a map is true, but the journey is truer and bigger than the map... Editor's Note:...
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Religion shaped the Inklings as much or even more than did whatever generational zeitgeist one might want to attribute to the group... Though not the best-known Inkling, Adam Fox had the privilege of being the first...
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As Paul Gottfried explains in "Revisions and Dissents," the real division between right and left cuts not between finance capitalists and welfare statists, but “between those who wish to preserve inherited communities and their sources of authority and those who wish to ‘reform’ or abolish these arrangements”...
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Gerard Manley Hopkins' in-depth study of nature itself and his reality-based Scotist philosophy manifested in a poetry that penetrates to the heart of beauty and unlocks that gash, that gush, that glimpse of glory for the mortal reader...
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Because he was an antique Englishman, the Iron Duke of Wellington was able to recognize his campaigns as "war to the knife" and therefore to communicate his own inflexible view of their desperate significance to the men who marched beneath his banner... The...
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Plutarch’s writing combines the comfortable, gossipy moralizing of Livy with the precise rhetorical calibration of Tacitus, and the result sparks with human insight unmatched by any other writer of the ancient world except the Greek tragedians...
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"The Christian religion, then, teaches men these two truths; that there is a God whom men can know, and that there is a corruption in their nature which renders them unworthy of Him. It is equally important to...

Leo Strauss and the American Right has little to do with Leo Strauss and everything to do with liberal fear of attempts to reintroduce standards of religious morality to public conduct... Leo Strauss and the American Right by Shadia B. Drury (St....
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What Russell Kirk did was to demonstrate that intelligent conservatism was not a mere smokescreen for selfishness. It was an attitude toward life with substance and moral force of its own... Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join George Nash...
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If colleges are rapidly increasing the amount of social justice-based material that they feed their students, is it any wonder that they are experiencing a surge in protests...? It seems one can’t open an internet...