An interview with Brad Birzer, incumbent of the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in History at Hillsdale College, is the feature article in the most recent issue of Religion and Liberty from the Acton Institute. Birzer discusses his new biography, Russell Kirk: A Conservative Life, due out in the fall of 2015 from the University Press of Kentucky, in which he focuses on Kirk’s intellectual development. You can read the extensive interview at this link.
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It only comes once a year. Tonight is Kirk Night so get ready to celebrate, post a photo and hashtag #kirknight and #Kirktober.
Russell Amos Kirk, the namesake of the Kirk Center, was born 105 years ago today. Join us in celebrating Kirk's birthday by sharing your favorite Kirk quote(s) throughout the month of #Kirktober. We'd love to see what continues to inspire you and shape your thinking.