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February 25, 2021

The Minjung Millenarianism of Bandy X. Lee

Bruce Gilley

In declaring President Trump mentally unfit to hold public office and a “mass killer,” Yale Psychiatrist Bandy X. Lee violated the American Psychiatric Association’s Principles of Me...

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February 22, 2021

From Bologna to Zoom: The Evolution of the University

Glynn Custred

Created in Europe and spread throughout the world with the West’s rise, the university evolved from a guild-like medieval institution bounded by Christian doctrine to a flourishing, free-market...

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December 14, 2020

Nationalism, Culture, and Higher Education

James R. Stoner, Jr.

If Allan Bloom was right that the mind of the American college student is formed, not by a national literature, but by the Declaration of Independence and the Bible, what must higher education do with...

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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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December 17, 2015

Disputing Deneen: A Misremembered Past

Matthew J. Franck

Matthew J. Franck  revises Patrick Deneen's history of American higher education, to note that a age of traditional learning in a secular mode never really existed.

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March 3, 2014

The HHS Mandate and Religious Liberty: An Update

Adèle Auxier Keim

This piece is a follow-up to “The HHS Mandate and Religious Liberty: A Primer,” which was included in the Winter 2013 AQ.

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February 28, 2011

Islamo-Correctness at Hartford Seminary

Andrew Bieszad

Andrew Bieszad tells how Hartford Seminary's insistence on "tolerance" for Muslims led to threats and discrimination (intolerance) against him when he disagreed with Islamic teachings. Thi...

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