This Veterans Day, growing disrespect for the war-dead seems a sad symptom of our ever-widening distance from the ways of our ancestors.
Steven TuckerNovember 11, 2022
Today would be the 300th birthday of colonial pastor Jonathan Mayhew—a pastor, citizen, and prophet who articulated a rationale for self-defense by British citizens in North America.
Eric PattersonOctober 8, 2020
Amid grievance and despair, it’s a challenging season for believers in America and its founding principles. Most of the current protests echo the fads of postmodern academia, insisting that America is a uniquely wicked and oppressive enterprise without redemptive possibility. Much of the commanding heights of culture to some degree feel obliged to pay obeisance to this grim perspective; journalism, big corporations, philanthropies, the social sciences, entertainment moguls and personalities.
Mark TooleyJuly 2, 2020
Christ’s sacrifice helps us to reflect on Divine glory and individual and national vocations.
Marc LiVeccheMarch 30, 2018
Washington’s model is still within our reach. But it would require a renewed appreciation for the limits of the presidency, the limits of politics, and a renewed focus on the importance of character.
Stephen F. KnottFebruary 19, 2018
America has been a force for extraordinary good in the world. Is it possible her origins are more morally complex than generally imagined?
Marc LiVeccheJuly 4, 2017
At the Battle of Monmouth, she took over for a fallen soldier and worked a cannon against the enemy. She attracted the attention of George Washington–and a nation forever grateful.
Marc LiVeccheJune 30, 2017