Holly Ordway destroys the myth of Tolkien as an anti-modern crank.
Fresh commentary on some of the most important books in law, politics, and culture.
Judicial restraint is not responsible for the disorder of our Supreme Court confirmation process.
As modern history has proven over and over again, progress occurs in an environment of ordered liberty; authoritarian societies are stagnant societies.
Ahmari's most fundamental concerns are not really focused on tradition—they are about pietas.
It is always difficult to carry the torch of tradition, and some ages are more trying than others.
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.
Our sense of ourselves as human beings changes. A premise of Strategic Humanism is that since Bacon and Descartes it has changed for the worse.
Wooster’s book is an examination of the fundamental debates regarding the role of the military in American society.
In his indictment of America's national decline, Johnston's belief that America has the wherewithal to restore itself shines through.
Joseph Johnston’s study joins a long line of “decline and fall” studies attempting to glean lessons from history to avoid repeating it.
In Calvin Coolidge the nation had an uncommonly perceptive, and distinctively American, mind in the White House.
American religious freedom has respected the rights of citizens to live integrated lives and to carry their commitments with them in civil society.
Churchill's soul melded together magnanimity and moderation, heroic greatness with solicitude for political liberty.
Unlike Salazar, the studious technocrat, and Franco, the experienced general, Mussolini knew little of military matters.
Millstones grind grain into flour, and Solzhenitsyn’s focus is on how the two great political systems of the mid-20th century grind human souls into dust.
Pandemic life draws a number of parallels with that of the narrator in Susanna Clarke’s latest novel, Piranesi.
Falk reconstructs the relationships of medieval astronomy to liturgy, agriculture, mathematics, medicine, alchemy, weather forecasting, etc.
Southerners and Northerners both viewed the Civil War as a holy cause and turned to scripture for their examples.