Nationalism

Dictators of Reality: When Political Ideology Sows the Seeds of Pseudoscience

When ideology is placed before truth in science, the laws of nature themselves can become its greatest victims.

Review of Michael Hesemann’s The Pope and The Holocaust

The historical reputation of Pope Pius XII and his role in the Second World War have been disputed with passionate and often angry conviction since almost the time of his death.

A Moral Assessment of the British Empire: It’s Complicated

Was the British Empire, all things considered, as evil as some say?

Review of Stephen Wolfe’s A Case for Christian Nationalism

Though Wolfe’s arguments are complex and wide ranging, they frequently fail to hold up under scrutiny

ALEXANDER DUGIN: Critique, Confrontation, and Chrysalis

Alexander Dugin is a serious scholar, a genuine intellectual, and a provocative social scientist who may be not unworthily pronounced the most formidable theoretical opponent of Western liberalism since Lenin.

The 500-Year-Old Case for Christian Nationalism

Stephen Wolfe has written an intellectually serious book, not an action plan. But its appeal is limited to a handful of idiosyncratic, patriarchal Calvinists.

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.

Guy Fawkes & National Identity

The day has been central to Britain’s unfolding self-identity as  independent, self-governing, defiant, free from domestic and external tyranny. 

Chastened Patriotism

Patriotism is part of our repertoire of civic ideals and identities, as Jean Bethke Elshtain reminded us. While its excesses and perversions are to be lamented, Patriotism rightly perceived yields a concern for the moral tenor of one’s culture.