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  • The Varieties of Reformation Experience

    • Innocent visitors to an Episcopalian or Anglican church are often startled when the congregation blithely proclaim in the creed that they believe in “the holy Catholic Church.” Aren’t they
  • John Witherspoon: Educating for Liberty

    • On the campus of Princeton University, near the chapel and the Firestone Library, there is a statue of the college’s president during the American Revolution, John Witherspoon. Outside a few
  • The Rebirth of a Heretical Islam

    • When the terrorist army that calls itself “the Islamic state,” or ISIS, captured large parts of Iraq and Syria in the mid-2010s, the world was shocked. Many Muslims around the world were
  • The Gods of the City

    • National Conservatism’s Statement of Principles , released in 2022, generated a flurry of interesting conservative writing on the relationship between religion and public life thanks to its
  • History for Life

    • I have to begin with a confession. I have found myself developing a bit of an allergy to the increasingly widespread use of the word flourishing . It seems to me to be an elusive term that
  • Jesus and Class Warfare

    • Plenty of Marxists have turned to the New Testament and the origins of Christianity. Memorable examples include the works of F.D. Maurice and Zhu Weizhi’s Jesus the Proletarian . After
  • Up from the Liberal Founding

    • During the 20th century, scholars of the American founding generally believed that it was liberal. Specifically, they saw the founding as rooted in the political thought of 17th-century