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Ordered Liberty

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Understanding Progressivism and the Progressive Era is one of the most important tasks for intellectual defenders of ordered liberty. In just under two generations, Progressivism captured the minds of the American intellectual class,...
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Critics have taken to calling the leftist agitators who are running roughshod over university campuses hypocrites. The reasoning is that these self-described social-justice warriors, by shouting down speakers, silencing dissent on social media, and forcing...
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What Matthew Arnold called “an epoch of concentration” seems to be impending over the English-speaking world. The revolutionary impulses and the social enthusiasms which have dominated this era since their great explosion in Russia are now confronted...
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Last week, the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) held a student leadership conference in Richmond, Virginia on “Traditions of Liberty.” ISI is an organization helping college students discover and explore the American political tradition of ordered liberty. This...
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  Michael Bauman The central myth of the sixties was that wretched excess was really a serious quest for new values.–George Will I. The Tragic Vision of Life I confess to believing at one time or another nearly...
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Christian Faith and Modern Democracy: God and Politics in the Fallen World by Robert P. Kraynak To identify any particular form of government with Christianity is a dangerous...

The other day, I had the occasion to look over some of my past posts at The Imaginative Conservative. Much to my surprise, I’m quickly approaching my 250th post. I...
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In an age that seems to believe that Christianity is an obstacle to liberty it will prove provocative to insist, contrary to such belief, that Christian faith is essential to liberty’s very existence....

Community continues to nurture the American people, being the very lifeblood of the American tradition. 

"Young Women Interns for Reagan's Attorney General," announces the front page of Alpena's Saturday paper. As my friend heads off...

Brittany Baldwin The American Studies program embodies the mission and tradition of Hillsdale College in a way that no other program does. Through a study of American literature, history, and political philosophy, students in this...