Josh Herring is a humanities instructor at Thales Academy, a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and Hillsdale College, and a doctoral student in Faulkner University's Great Books program. He has written for Moral Apologetics, The Imaginative Conservative, Think Christian, and The Federalist. His passion is studying the intersection of history, literature, theology, and ideas expressed in the complexities of human life.
Recent Articles by Josh Herring
Why this socialist sympathizer embraced free-market capitalismIn 2011, I graduated from Hillsdale College as a mild socialist sympathizer. My studies of history had convinced me that capitalism caused as much harm as good, and that the socialistic
Why we need virtue educationSince time immemorial, the Western tradition has considered true education to encompass not just instruction in a given subject matter but the cultivation of students’ virtue. Aristotle
Book review, 'The Human Advantage' by Jay W. RichardsThe Human Advantage: The Future of American Work in an Age of Smart Machines. Jay W. Richards. Crown Forum, 2018. 261 pages. Catholic University of America business professor Jay Richards
Edmund Burke: Philosopher for classical educationIn 1791, Edmund Burke published his Reflections on the Revolution in France. In the process of condemning the French Revolution, Burke articulated a defense of traditional life which can
Book review: ‘Every Good Thing: An Introduction to the Material World and the Common Good for Christians’ by David JonesEvery Good Thing: An Introduction to the Material World and the Common Good for Christians. David Jones. (Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press, 2016), 144 pages. As a professional ethicist teaching