To commemorate the document fitly, one must take seriously its teachings.
Augustine is the opposite of the milquetoast versions of Christianity that are so much with us today. To a searching mind, he joined a fighting spirit.
M.J.C. Vile's Constitutionalism and the Separation of Powers tells the story of a political tradition largely lost in the west.
D.C. Schindler's Freedom from Reality makes the startling claim that John Locke and his modern inheritors offer a us demonic kind of liberty.
Paul Seaton is associate professor of philosophy at St. Mary's Seminary and University.