What We’re Reading, Summer 2019

What We’re Reading, Summer 2019

A baker’s dozen of Bookman contributors and friends share their summer reading plans. Bruce Frohnen This summer I will read some about the state of our republic, and some about the state of our souls. Of course, the two are related. I hope to learn more about their...
Toward a Conservative Immigration Policy

Toward a Conservative Immigration Policy

Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger Thinking seriously about immigration has become much harder than it needs to be for both conservatives and liberals in America. Our political debates about the subject since this century began have been...
Free Minds, Free Markets, and Free People

Free Minds, Free Markets, and Free People

Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger I’m not sure when it became a “conservative” thing to oppose relatively open borders and the free migrations of peoples, especially those seeking freedom from totalitarian and fundamentalist regimes. From my...
Universal and Territorial: The American Republic

Universal and Territorial: The American Republic

Symposium: Citizen, Community, and Welcoming the Stranger From my view, the two classic sources are G. K. Chesterton and Orestes Brownson. What Chesterton, our friendly and endlessly ironic English critic, saw in America was “the romance of the citizen.” For...

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