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Michael Polanyi

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Washington and his Cabinet
Book Review

The First Rivals

Washington’s objectives in cabinet management had less to do with managing diverse personalities and more to do with preserving political coherence.

Bush 41 nomination
Book Review

A Torch Passes?

The 1988 campaign was a capstone for long-running changes to the postwar GOP, and its campaign themes would reverberate into the future.

Stonehenge Wiccans
Book Review

Pursuing Meaning

Americans have always set great stock on authentic religious experience, and this priority has often pressed institutional religion to the margins.

Antifa 2019
Essay

Understanding Antifa

Antifa seeks to overthrow “the privileged” and they assume that this violence and destruction will inflame an uprising that will usher in a pure democracy.

Wheel of Fortune from Carmina Burana
Essay

Living with Risk

If we focus exclusively on the risks we are most concerned about, we can miss the other risks that obtain should our demands be met.

Christ and the RIch Young Ruler Hofmann
Essay

Contra Naturam

We might think that we’ve followed all the rules but still wonder whether something more is wanted of us. The moral life is more than the rule-driven life.

Islamic Center Dearborn MI
Essay

Islam in America

American Muslims, by creating organizations and assuming leadership within their communities, reinforce the United States’ identity as a religious nation.