Matthew Andersen

Matt Andersen is a DPhil candidate in Intellectual History at the University of Oxford and editor of the Oxford Centre for Intellectual History. In his doctoral thesis, he is writing a genealogy of Christian realism in mid-Century Anglo-American political thought. His work explores the relationship between political thought and religious ideas. He’s on X @mattandersen__.

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George Kennan: Cold War America’s Intellectual-in-Chief

George Kennan was among the greatest American foreign policy minds of the 20th century

Christian Realism vis-à-vis the Liberalism of Fear: Thoughts on Samuel Moyn’s “Liberalism Against Itself”

Herbert Butterfield and Reinhold Niebuhr, the two great 20th-Century Christian Realists, must be essential to a recovery of liberalism

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