Religion

Justice Alito’s Warning on Religious Liberty

We know that the free speech clause of the First Amendment protects us from government censorship. But suppose someone raises the question, “What’s the point of freedom of speech?” To provide an answer, you cannot simply appeal to the Constitution, since the questioner is asking you to justify what is in the Constitution. You must enter the realm of philosophical argument

“What Comes After the Religious Right?” with Nate Hochman, New York Times Essay Feature

In this episode, Garrett Snedeker joins talented young journalist Nate Hochman to discuss his recent article, “What Comes After the Religious Right?” This article was featured as the lead essay for the New York Times’ Sunday Section in early June of 2022 and is applauded for its detailed descriptions on the debate on the future of conservatism and the Republican party.

Corporations, Churches, Persons, and the Natural Law

Robert Miller responds to Prof. Adam MacLeod and argues that corporations are not real things of the world, but rather the outgrowth of human beings who for legal purposes should be considered the only entities that be judged to be in accord with law and morality.

PODCAST: Sohrab Ahmari on “The Unbroken Thread,” Part 2

The James Wilson Podcast features noted author and New York Post opinion editor Sohrab Ahmari on his book on the failings of modernity to provide fulfilment in the West. Author and New York Post opinion editor Sohrab Ahmari joined JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker and intern Guy Denton for a two-part discussion of his new book, The Unbroken

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