America’s Founding

The Constitution is No “Parchment Promise”

While it has become fashionable to declare US Constitution an obstacle to conservative objectives, nothing could be further from the truth

Legitimate Internationalism vs. Imperialism in Ukraine

America is best understood as a missionary civilization, not an imperial one

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The Holy Week Reader—Friday: Kavod! The Weight of Glory

Peter Paul Ruben’s extraordinary “Raising of the Cross” helps reflect on Divine love, human flourishing, and the weight of glory.

Rebeccah Heinrichs Christianity & National Security 2023

Rebeccah Heinrich’s lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. Rebeccah Heinrichs discusses nuclear deterrence, the law of armed conflict, and…

A Puritan Named Kennedy

Robert Frost, while campaigning for JFK, referred to him as a “Puritan named Kennedy” from New England.

Vivek Ramaswamy Gets America Right, but Ukraine Wrong

Vivek Ramaswamy is largely right about America, but fundamentally wrong about Ukraine.

Rediscovering America’s Purpose

America was once the world’s arsenal of democracy, can it be again?

July 4, Royalism & Human Nature

Tyrants and despotisms always beckon. But the “blessings and security of self-government” offer greater happiness.

The Chaplaincy: a Public Role of Christianity in the United States

Reclaiming chaplains who understand themselves first as chaplains, and not merely as decorative functionaries would be one way of retrieving Christianity in the public square.