In his new book, Notre Dame Professor Patrick J. Deneen presents a series of essays examining the questions that confront American conservatives. It is a call for a return to principle that will be well received by those who have been disappointed by the seemingly endless barrage of talking points that are often substituted for political discourse.
The new book Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society by First Things magazine editor R. R. Reno offers an analysis of the war which Progressive ideology has waged against the Christian faith in the American Republic. But, just as importantly, Reno sets forth reasons for hope that Christians are far from defeated in this war, and have something to offer which Progressives do not: hope.
In an American History class, the Articles of Confederation receive sketchy coverage, at best. At worst, if anything much is said about America’s “first Constitution,” it is uniformly negative, along the lines of “it was just too weak a central government, it accomplished nothing, but thankfully, we scrapped the Articles, and replaced that document with the Constitution.” But history has shown that concerns over replacing the Confederation were far-sighted.
In a book published prior to the November 2016 elections, John Judis explained why populism — especially when it promotes a conservative agenda — is gathering support in the United States and Europe, threatening to overturn the “neo-liberal consensus.”
Former Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali's latest book Heretic — Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now does not propose a Reformation, but apostasy, from Islam. How many Muslims will respond favorably to a call to abandon Islam in order to save it?
The publication of a new biography of Dr. Russell Kirk should be an event of interest to all traditional conservatives. Not only did Russell Kirk likely do more than anyone else in his day to explain what it meant to be conservative, but the conservatism he believed in is increasingly at odds with that which is promulgated by neoconservatives and political opportunists today.