October 31, 2014

Eastern Right: Conservative Minds Convert to Orthodox Christianity

Illustration by Michael Hogue

Source: The American Conservative | By Rod Dreher - Since the Second World War, Roman Catholicism has had enormous influence on American intellectual conservatism. The postwar rebirth of conservatism had two sources: libertarianism—a reassertion of classical liberalism against statism—and cultural traditionalism. For Russell Kirk and other leading traditionalists of the era, the Roman Catholic … [Read more...]