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Podcast on Masterpiece Cakeshop Oral Argument

Mark and I have this podcast on the oral argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which occurred last week at the Supreme Court. 13 more words

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Scruton, "The Politics of Culture and Other Essays"

Sir Roger Scruton, our Tradition Project lecturer for our session on “Tradition, Culture, and Citizenship” (see above for the lecture) has a new collection of essays coming out in January 2018, … 106 more words

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Rodgers, "The Struggle for the Soul of Journalism: The Pulpit vs. the Press, 1833-1923"

Here’s what looks like a fascinating account of a historical struggle in nineteenth and early twentieth century America: Ronald R. Rodgers, The Struggle for the Soul of Journalism: The Pulpit vs. 188 more words

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Bowman, "Christian: The Politics of a Word in America"

Recently I have written about what I have termed “anti-Christian identity politics,” an emerging style of political identification and argumentation in an increasingly fragmented country. 282 more words

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Reich, "The Common Good"

Here’s another entry in an emerging genre that includes Mark Lilla’s “The Once and Future Liberal”: liberal public intellectuals arguing for an American “common good” that is intended to “unify” what appears to be an increasingly fractured country. 296 more words

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers. Here is President George Washington’s mighty Thanksgiving Day Proclamation of 1789 to inspire your own tables today.

Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor—and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me “to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness.” 361 more words

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