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  • The foundation of true tolerance

    21 juillet 2017, par Ben.johnson
    The foundation of true tolerance In The Ethics of Rhetoric, University of Chicago rhetorician Richard Weaver wrote of “god terms.” By this phrase, Weaver meant the terms to which a culture attaches absolute goodness and which command unquestioned moral weight. When such terms are used in (...)
  • 3 reasons economic ‘inequality’ is misleading

    20 juillet 2017, par Ben.johnson
    3 reasons economic ‘inequality’ is misleading Society praises equality as an absolute good. Certainly, equality before God and the law are pillars of a free society. However, measuring economic equality is often misleading for three key reasons. I was reminded of this by a new Institute for (...)
  • The Hard Work of Leisure

    20 juillet 2017, par mike.cook
    The Hard Work of Leisure mike.cook July 20, 2017 - 8:27am Start Date Thu, 08/10/2017 - 12:00 Introduction Text Russell Kirk’s Wisdom on Leisure, Work and How Christians Can Best Impact Society Protestant evangelicals are one of the largest and most influential groups in the United States. (...)
  • Why did medieval monks preserve pagan literature ?

    18 juillet 2017, par Ben.johnson
    Why did medieval monks preserve pagan literature? Many educated people - though perhaps not enough - know that it was medieval monks who preserved classical culture. Between their daily offices, the monks huddled in their cells by candlelight to copy the great cultural artifacts of Western (...)
  • The surprising, economic reason 157,000 British children were never born

    17 juillet 2017, par Ben.johnson
    The surprising, economic reason 157,000 British children were never born Students of the free market say that economics is merely human action. Economists also understand that policies have unintended consequences – such as reducing the number of children born in a nation. The Adam Smith (...)
  • Toward a Free and Virtuous Society : Rethinking Poverty

    17 juillet 2017, par gabe.quakkelaar
    Toward a Free and Virtuous Society: Rethinking Poverty gabe.quakkelaar July 17, 2017 - 3:32pm Start Date Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:30 Introduction Text The issue of poverty is as complex as it is ubiquitous. Whether domestic or international, the issues of poverty are often found in news headlines. (...)
  • Wheaton Colloquium

    14 juillet 2017, par gabe.quakkelaar
    Wheaton Colloquium gabe.quakkelaar July 14, 2017 - 11:24am Start Date Wed, 08/02/2017 - 15:00 Introduction Text Sections The late 19th and early 20th century saw many concrete developments in the churches’ responses to pressing social problems. The social and political upheavals of the first (...)
  • The spiritual cause and cure of the ’European intifada’

    14 juillet 2017, par Ben.johnson
    The spiritual cause and cure of the 'European intifada' At the start of the Syrian migration crisis, an Israeli security official warned of a coming “European intifada.” Few noticed it at the time. But after a series of attacks on largely Jewish targets in France and Belgium, the new reality (...)
  • The G20 summit has reopened the European debate on ecology and economics

    13 juillet 2017, par Ben.johnson
    The G20 summit has reopened the European debate on ecology and economics One of the things the G20 summit made clear is the extent to which it has become impossible to hold any debate in Europe on the subject of the origins of climate change or the impact of environmentalist policies – even (...)
  • Acton on Tap : Jacqueline Isaacs - Called to Freedom : Why you can be Christian and Libertarian

    12 juillet 2017, par gabe.quakkelaar
    Acton on Tap: Jacqueline Isaacs - Called to Freedom: Why you can be Christian and Libertarian gabe.quakkelaar July 12, 2017 - 4:10pm Start Date Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:00 Introduction Text Can you be a libertarian and a Christian? There is an active debate among Christians about the role of (...)

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