Why “Liberalism” Needs Natural Law

May 11, 2018 by

by Samuel Gregg, Acton Institute: Over the past few years, we’re witnessed a resurgence of a long-standing critique of what’s often called “liberalism” by prominent conservative and Christian intellectuals. This goes far beyond arguments which have long preoccupied some traditionalists concerning...

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The insane delusion of the so-called liberal elite

Mar 29, 2018 by

from Voice for Justice UK: Liberal’, willing to respect or accept behaviour or opinions different from one’s own; open to new ideas, as defined by the Oxford English Dictionary. There is an evil spirit stalking the streets of this land, and it has taken for its names ‘Liberalism’...

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The Psychology of Progressive Hostility

Mar 10, 2018 by

by Matthew Blackwell, Quillette: Recently, I arrived at a moment of introspection about a curious aspect of my own behavior. When I disagree with a conservative friend or colleague on some political issue, I have no fear of speaking my mind. I talk, they listen, they respond, I talk some more, and...

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Can biblical faith flourish in an intolerant secular society?

Dec 5, 2017 by

Politician (Tim Farron) and Bishop (Tim Dakin) call for new relationship between minority orthodox Christianity and dominant liberalism. By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. The main hall at the Law Society in Chancery Lane was packed. TV cameras were in attendance, and bloggers and tweeters were...

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What Kind of Liberal Society Do We Want? : Theos Annual Lecture 2017 full text

Dec 4, 2017 by

by Tim Farron, Theos: There was an indie band in the 80s and 90s called Pop Will Eat Itself. The name of the band is a fascinating hypothesis and one for a different lecture for a different think tank…and indeed one that I would absolutely love to give. But my hypothesis today is that in this...

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Modern elites have forgotten the Christian origins of liberalism

Nov 17, 2017 by

by Dyson Heydon, MercatorNet: A former justice of Australia’s High Court foresees an era of religious persecution. The opening words of the Imperial Act which brought the Australian Constitution into being are: Whereas the people of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and...

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