Tag: Timeless Essays

Want to Stop Mass Shootings? Bring Back the Father! ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By John Horvat In almost every single shooter case, a true Christian father is missing. By his example and counsel, the Christian father directs the boy to channel his energies and emotions into manly pursuits and virtuous action. Indeed, the devoted father provides society… Continue Reading “Want to Stop Mass Shootings? Bring Back the Father! ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Decoration Day, Memorial Day, & Fallen Heroes – The Imaginative Conservative

By Peter Lawler Memorial Day originates with the Civil War as “Decoration Day.” Southern women took up the task of decorating the graves of what turns to have been hundreds and hundreds of thousands of their fallen heroes. Theirs was highly civilized work—a duty… Continue Reading “Decoration Day, Memorial Day, & Fallen Heroes – The Imaginative Conservative”

Why Ideology Is the Ancient Enemy of Civilization: Victor Davis Hanson

By Victor Davis Hanson As the media assures the public that things are running smoothly, woke ideology has caused chaos and utter corruption all around us. — Read on http://www.dailysignal.com/2022/02/11/why-ideology-is-the-ancient-enemy-of-civilization/

The Christmas Truce of 1914 ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Stephen Masty Everyone should know of the informal Christmas Truce that spread among soldiers in the trenches near Ypres in 1914.  Instigated by a British officer writing to his German counterpart across No Man’s Land, it spread up and down the battle lines as, for… Continue Reading “The Christmas Truce of 1914 ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Holy Ghosts & the Spirit of Christmas: “A Christmas Carol” ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Pearce “A Christmas Carol” is, as might be expected of a meditation on the spirit of Christmas, a literary work that operates most profoundly on the level of theology… — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2021/12/holy-ghosts-spirit-dickens-christmas-carol-joseph-pearce.html

The Essence of Conservatism ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Russell Kirk Everything worth conserving is menaced in our generation. Mere unthinking negative opposition to the current of events, clutching in despair at what we still retain, will not suffice in this age. A conservatism of instinct must be reinforced by a conservatism… Continue Reading “The Essence of Conservatism ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Columbus the Exemplar – The Imaginative Conservative

By Russell Kirk Christopher Columbus offers us the example of those virtues that the old Romans called fortitude and constancy; and the example of those virtues that the early Christians called faith and hope… — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2020/10/columbus-exemplar-timeless-russell-kirk.html

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