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ProvCast Ep. 24: Brexit, Anglo-American Relations & the Lessons of Lewis and Tolkien

Part Two of our conversation with Joe Loconte, Professor of History at The Kings College.

Do Power Transitions Always Lead to War? Book Review of Kori Schake’s Safe Passage - They Can't Fight - US UK Special Relationship
Do Power Transitions Always Lead to War? Review of Schake’s Safe Passage

In Safe Passage, Kori Schake details how transitions in geopolitical power lead to violence, except when the United States slowly and peacefully took over the hegemonic role Great Britain played.

Immortal Memory: What Scotland’s Robert Burns Can Teach Us about Nationalism
Immortal Memory: What Scotland’s Robert Burns Can Teach Us about Nationalism

Tonight people will gather for Burns Night to remember one of Scotland’s national heroes. But should this man’s flaws cause us to rethink his place in national mythmaking and nationalism in general?

Asia Bibi
Give Asia Bibi Asylum, Now

Regardless of the risks, every free nation in the world should be climbing over one another to be the first to offer Asia Bibi sanctuary.

World War 1 remembrance day
Remembrance & the War That Ended Nothing

A century ago, the Great War ended. Remembrance Day is an opportunity to recall those who fought, the fallen, and the costs and sometimes necessity of war.

Peter Hitchens’ Despair for Britain

Perpetually grouchy British conservative commentator Peter Hitchens, Christian brother to the late atheist (and more optimistic) journalist Christopher Hitchens, in…

Churchill, Halifax & Christmas Eve

The new film Darkest Hour about Churchill’s tense first days as premier movingly portrays how the fortitude of the common…

Christianity & Paramount Leaders

Government serves God provisionally, not indefinitely. Xi Jinping Thought will have a short shelf life compared to the Word that endures forever.

Thoughts in Wartime England: In Praise of the British
Thoughts in Wartime England: In Praise of the British

This essay, written by Lynn Harold Hough for Christianity and Crisis on October 19, 1942, praises the quiet strength and steely courage of the British people throughout World War Two.