Tolkien and Lucas have tales of myth, but they have been so popular because their themes resonate so clearly with real life.
James RowellJune 2, 2023
With the lines between good and evil portrayed as ever blurrier, distinguishing heroes, villains, and anti-heroes is critical
Eric PattersonMay 11, 2023
if the flooding of the frontlines by unprepared new recruits results in exorbitant Russian casualties, the true effect may be to make Russia’s armed forces look weaker than ever.
Simon MaassSeptember 26, 2022
American audiences are still hungry for cinematic portrayals of the old virtues: patriotism, heroism, courage, and self-sacrifice
Marc LiVeccheSeptember 22, 2022
In an age when the word hero is conflated with and attached to movie stars and athletes and people who risk nothing of consequence, it’s bracing to watch—even from afar—true heroes and true heroism in action.
Alan DowdMarch 31, 2022
Seventeen years ago, terrorists weaponized passenger planes and launched an unjustified attack against the United States. That day reminded Christians of things we must never forget.
Marc LiVeccheSeptember 11, 2018
My Lai is rightly associated with disgrace, abhorrence, and sorrow. But because of the actions of a few brave men who stood against their own, My Lai ought also to be associated with courage, decency, and love.
Marc LiVeccheMarch 16, 2018
Victor Davis Hanson’s The Savior Generals:How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost – From Ancient Greece To Iraq
Michael D. ScogginDecember 2, 2015