And so my thoughts turned t’ward the day
when God will have the final say.
Justin WainscottDecember 26, 2022
While most histories of the Civil War naturally focus on the drama in America, Don H. Doyle’s “The Cause of All Nations” explains how the conflict fits into broader world history and how events abroad affected the war.
Mark MeltonNovember 1, 2021
I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
Robert MorrisonOctober 12, 2021
Goldman responds to commentators who believe that Americans must return to some overarching identity and purpose. He argues that this task is difficult when the conditions that allowed previous unity no longer exist. Moreover, nationalists do not reasonably explain programs that could reignite a meaningful shared identity.
Mark MeltonJune 7, 2021
King recognized that for nations, as for individuals, the measure of goodness is not perfection, but rather direction. America was born headed in the right direction—and continues to build a “more perfect union” dreamed up by imperfect men.
Alan DowdJuly 15, 2020
“After our arrival we went up to the town of Savannah; and the same evening I went to a friend’s…
Eric M. WashingtonJune 19, 2020
In the fervor to recognize Abraham Lincoln’s invaluable contributions to the abolition of slavery, his commitment to the rule of law and the constitutional limits on presidential power has been obscured.
Alexandra NieuwsmaFebruary 12, 2020