Western Civilization

Personhood – a basic tenet of Western Civilization

by Skip October 8, 2014

Mark Shiffman, one of our friendliest rivals or least rivalrous friends at Front Porch Republic has posted some important reflections on Christian personhood and limited government.  Here’s a major take-away: Over the course of the history of “Christendom” the consensus of limited government has been developed and maintained by the fact that the communion of personhood which […]

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Book note: “Jesus, A Biography from a Believer”

by Tim Condon February 18, 2013

Whether you’re a believer or not, this short “biography of Jesus” by renowned historian Paul Johnson is well worth reading. Jesus’s teachings were essentially libertarian, and gave birth to the freedom, inventiveness, justice, and wealth of Western Civilization (under assault and beleaguered though all may be today). In the book the author audaciously posits that […]

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