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July 2, 2020

Gertrude Himmelfarb (1922-2019)

Steve Balch

Gertrude Himmelfarb’s life may have ended, but her work will continue to inspire and awaken those in dogmatic slumber.

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July 2, 2020

“Racist and Proud”: The Awful Legacy of Ta-Nehisi Coates

Mark Zunac

Ta-Nehisi Coates received a MacArthur Fellowship for “[i]nterpreting complex and challenging issues around race and racism through . . . nuanced historical analysis.” But nuance...

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July 2, 2020

The Metamorphosis of Carlos Eire

Mike Gonzalez

It took a devout Catholic and Cuban exile in the U.S. to explain the profound importance of the Protestant Reformation to the success of the West.

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July 2, 2020

Francis Fukuyama’s God That Failed

Mytheos Holt

Fukuyama brazenly declared an “End of History” in the 1990s only to be trounced on September 11, 2001 when civilizations clashed.

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