Politics

2023: A Year in Ideas

In this special “minisode,” JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker and Programs Director Daniel Osborne sit down to talk a bit about the ideas and debates that came to characterize 2023. They discuss Mere Natural Law, Originalism, Historicism, and Courage.

LISTEN- Natural Law in the Courts: First Things Podcast ftr. Hadley Arkes & Mark Bauerlein

This is latest installment of an ongoing interview series with First Things contributing editor Mark Bauerlein. Hadley Arkes joins the podcast to discuss his new book Mere Natural Law: Originalism and the Anchoring Truths of the Constitution. The conversation is embedded above. For your long-term convenience, follow this podcast on  SoundCloud or subscribe via iTunes or Stitcher. 

Scalia: Rise to Greatness with James Rosen

James Rosen, author of Scalia: Rise to Greatness, and Chief White House Correspondent for Newsmax, joins host Garrett Snedeker for an insider’s look at Antonin Scalia’s life before he became Justice Scalia. Their discussion touches on Scalia’s upbringing in New York, his early positions in the Nixon and Ford White Houses, his tenure as a

America’s Culture of Religious Freedom with Mark David Hall

Prof. Mark David Hall, JWI Affiliated Scholar and Professor at George Fox University, joins host Garrett Snedeker for a discussion of Mark’s new book Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land: How Christianity Has Advanced Freedom and Equality for All Americans. The two discuss the vital place of religious liberty in American culture, both historically and

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