On Giving too Much to the Human

In describing the relationship between the Kingdom of God and the earthly city, the noted German theologian Karl Barth stressed the fact that, from a Protestant conception, the world, all of its...

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On the Rise of Public Theology: The Paradox of Schleiermacher

Herrnhut, and its original and old inhabitants must remain in a constant bond of love with all children of God belonging to the different religious persuasions—they must judge none, enter into no...

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Orthodoxy on the Margins

Peter Augustine Lawler. American Heresies and Higher Education. St. Augustine’s Press, 2016. 224 pp.   Most contemporary assessments of higher education view the subject in technological and...

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Thoughts on a New Dark Age

Joseph Sobran. Subtracting Christianity: Essays on American Culture and Society. FGF Books, 2015. 425 pp.   “On the whole, the secularist media seem to be resigned to the election of a Catholic...

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Clare Boothe Luce and the Evolution of American Conservatism

Introduction Scholarly writers have not treated former member of Congress and US ambassador to Italy Clare Boothe Luce (1903–87) well. This may seem like a strange statement, in light of the...

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A Counter-Cultural Home: What We Can Learn from Chip and Joanna Gaines

Chip and Joanna Gaines are the stars of the popular HGTV show “Fixer Upper.” The Gaines have come under fire recently for being members at a church where the pastor has publicly spoken out against...

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Call for Essays and Readers for Voegelin View in 2017

Readers of ANAMNESIS will be interested to learn about VoegelinView (https://voegelinview.com/), an interdisciplinary and international website dedicated to the thought of Eric Voegelin as well as...

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Conservatism and Spiritual and Social Recovery

As I read newspapers, popular magazines, listen to National Public Radio, watch cable television, attend Catholic Mass, and work with American academics at the deracinated institutions called...

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Ciceronian Society Call for Papers 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO 2017 CICERONIAN SOCIETY CONFERENCE The Ciceronian Society invites submissions for presentation at its annual meeting held at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge,...

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The Political Importance of Glamour

Review of Virginia Postrel. The Power of Glamour. Simon & Schuster, 2013. 269 pp.   The imaginative dimension of politics has received increasing attention over the last couple of decades. A...

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