Is the Christian tradition compatible with a conservatism skeptical of power and a constrained vision of human society?
The choice is not between a Spartan communitarianism or Brook Farm-style collectivism, and contemporary liberalism.
Improvements in our national political institutions depend on improvements in civic virtue fostered by our social institutions, not the other way around.
Ben Peterson is an assistant professor of political science at Abilene Christian University. Follow him on Twitter @ben_2_long.