What did the midterm elections prove? That Americans yearn for enduring principles—and dislike being pushed around. By Peter Berkowitz.
Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the late Soviet dissident and honorary Hoover fellow to whom “one word of truth outweighed the whole world.”
Partnerships with religious groups may have been dismissed as a stepchild of the Bush administration, but they appear to have a bright future all the same. By David Davenport.
Peter Berkowitz on American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us by Robert D. Putnam and David E. Campbell, with the assistance of Shaylyn Romney Garrett.
Peter Berkowitz on A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith by John Rawls edited by Thomas Nagel
Peter Berkowitz on Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism: A Call to Action by George Weigel
Peter Berkowitz on Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism by Ibn Warraq
The war in Iraq may be getting more unpopular by the day, but antiwar protesters are mostly missing in action. Why? By John Bunzel.
Peter Berkowitz on Revolutionary Characters: What Made The Founders Different by Gordon Wood
Peter Berkowitz on The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightments by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Peter Berkowitz on Freedom’s Power: The True Force of Liberalism by Paul Starr
For students of politics, the study of virtue is not a choice but a necessity imposed by the character of their subject matter.
Hoover fellow Robert Zelnick, who coached David Frost for his storied broadcast bout with Richard Nixon, shares his glimpse of "the unleashed Nixon." By Caleb Daniloff.
Why Abraham Lincoln matters—even now. By Shelby Steele.
Peter Berkowitz on Lubavitchers as Citizens: A Paradox of Liberal Democracy by Jan Feldman
Peter Berkowitz on Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew who Gave us Modernity by Rebecca Goldstein.
The latter-day importance of Hobbes’s masterpiece
A new look at secularization.
Balancing the claims of freedom and equality