Themistocles convinced the Spartans to join the Athenians to fight and ultimately crush the Persians at the Battle of Plataea in 479 B.C.
The distinguishing feature of modern Europe is its persistent ennui, shown in the inability or unwillingness ‘to reproduce itself, fight for itself or even take its own side in an argument.’
Ben Weingarten interviews writer and scholar Victor Davis Hanson on the decline of the American academy, the Democratic Party, and President Trump.
What makes Jordan Peterson’s message importantly different and provocative is not the content of his advice and rules, but rather the manner and strength of his rationale.
Jonah Goldberg’s ‘Suicide of the West’ fails to acknowledge that the threat to liberal democratic capitalism is far deeper than tribalism or nationalism gone awry.
William J. Slattery’s book, ‘Heroism and Genius,’ makes the case that the Christianity is integral to creating and preserving human rights, along nearly every other significant cultural and historical accomplishment.
The Trump administration has to decide whether now is a good time to do battle with the LGBT lobby over transgender people serving in the military.
Because of his understanding of rationalism and psychological emphasis, Jordan Peterson prepares the soul more for Gnostic spirituality than Christian orthodoxy.
The third Western Heritage lecture focuses on ‘the Greek miracle.’ That’s the emergence of a political form that has become common today: self-rule.
While a relatively tiny minority of people now and ever have been religiously Jewish, that minority religion has had inestimably large effects on the West and world.
While this week is the anniversary of the first big publication associated with Protestant reformer Martin Luther, it wasn’t his most famous or world-changing work.
It’s hard to know whether you’re winning or losing the latest round of the culture war if you have no idea what winning would look like.
It’s not at all clear that the free people of the world are still willing to make the choices—let alone the requisite sacrifices—to protect our rights and liberties.
The effect of Christian thought in our lives is so ubiquitous that, even as controversial as they are in our public discourse, the injunctions of the Ten Commandments appear obvious.
It appears ‘The Trip to Spain’ is about the fall of Western civilization into self-absorption, frivolities, and how the lack of a moral base leaves one without answers.
Many in both political camps apparently agree that because Western civilization developed largely among light-skinned Anglo-Europeans, Western identity is reducible to whiteness.
Their claims to Western culture—an essentially multi-racial, multi-ethnic legacy—are fake. The alt-right is attacking, not protecting, this culture.
As Europe’s migrant crisis enters a new phase, it’s clear that European leaders have neither the will nor desire to preserve their own civilization.
‘To be an American is an ideal.’ Steve King doesn’t get it. Nor do his detractors, who conflate a defense of Western civilization with ‘white nationalism.
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