Tag: Timeless Essays

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

Hail, Christopher Columbus! ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Bradley Birzer The once-radical belief that Christopher Columbus was evil has sadly become mainstream. But Columbus was a brave and tenacious explorer—flawed, of course, like every man—who expanded the knowledge of the Old World, changing it and the New World forever… — Read… Continue Reading “Hail, Christopher Columbus! ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

The Plight of the Conservative Artist in a Liberal World ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Kay Clarity The left has long understood the power of the arts in furthering radical ideas, in a way conservatives have largely failed to grasp in defending theirs. Conservatives with the financial means must increase their support of conservative artists for the sake… Continue Reading “The Plight of the Conservative Artist in a Liberal World ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

Confucianism: Conservatism of the East – The Imaginative Conservative

By Jonathan Chaves How close are Confucian ideas to the American conservatism of our day? Confucius himself is known in Chinese tradition as the “Model Sage for Ten Thousand Ages.” Thus, Confucius and his disciples and later followers held that there are indeed “permanent… Continue Reading “Confucianism: Conservatism of the East – The Imaginative Conservative”

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