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A Spiritual Clash

If there is a clash of civilizations, it is not between the Judeo-Christian West and Islam, as Huntington and others have often seen it.

The Pursuit of Home

When it comes to immigration, the fundamental question is: how can we help people find a home? The answer is not no borders, but humane ones.

American Democracy’s Moral and Cultural Foundations

John Courtney Murray’s warnings from more than a half-century ago, and his analysis of the roots of a possible crack-up of American political culture, are remarkably prescient and well worth pondering today.

Interview: How the West Was Lost

EPPC Senior Fellow Stanley Kurtz joined Richard M. Reinsch II on the Law and Liberty podcast “Law Liberty Talk” to discuss his new book The Lost History of Western Civilization.

The Need For a Humane Immigration Debate

The immigration restrictionists at the turn of the 20th century were driven by eugenic doctrine, and they built their arguments on racial theories. So what do we do today with this legacy of the immigration restrictionists of old?

Persecution, True and False

The key for Christians—from the beginning—has always been how they respond to trials and tribulations, and the most genuinely Christian responses historically have not been via force or politics but rather acts of care and love of neighbor.

Ruin or Renewal? Thoughts on America’s Third Century

Our political contests are increasingly bitter and render normal political decision making impossible. It is tempting, but wrong, to assume that past will be prologue, that our current divisions are temporary and will fade in short order.

The Soul’s Need for Rootedness

Yoram Hazony’s The Virtue of Nationalism is a much-needed pushback against modern globalists and imperialists who would erase human distinctions and offers a much-needed impetus to rethink current political paradigms.