Allen Tate, Flannery O’Connor, Michael Sandel on Money, and More

November 15, 2013

Allen Tate’s Stand, Flannery O’Connor’s Southern Catholicism, Michael Sandel on the Limits of Money, Voegelin on Gnosticism, Burke on Law and Morality, a Paleo-Libertarian Critique of Statism, Nietzsche and Natural Law . . .  Anamnesis Journal… has just

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Anti-Federalists, Custom, Calhoun, Natural Law, and More

October 30, 2013

The Anti-Federalist Constitution, Freedom & Civility or Why Custom Is as (or More) Important than Law, John C. Calhoun and the Constitution, Defining the American Political Tradition, Nomocracy in the Bible, a Moderate Approach to the Relationship Between Natural and …

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Repatriation Ain’t Easy

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Freddie Mac wants me to drop my pants.

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Luck’s a Chance, But Trouble’s Sure Redux

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I have bad news.

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History as Parable

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History is never merely history.

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On the Right Side of Progress–Or the Left

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My road isn’t wide enough for people who don’t live on it.

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We need only tweak it.

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Abbeville Institute Summer School: “Understanding the South and the Southern Tradition.”

April 30, 2013

Many FPR readers may be interested in attending the Abbeville Institute’s Eleventh Annual Summer School: “Understanding the South and the Southern Tradition.” It will be held at St. Christopher Conference Center, Seabrook Island, South Carolina, July 21-26, 2013. Abbeville describes the event…

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Elegy For An Outhouse

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Wherein the Barn Jester, having stepped in it, encounters an unexpected trial.

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How to Write History and Practice Bourbon Politics

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But as a gesture of good faith he agreed to limit himself to a quart a day.

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History is Bunk

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Serious bunkitude, dude.

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As If The Story of a House Were Told

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… or ever could be.

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The Writer as Yente

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Friends sit shoulder to shoulder.

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Read ARATOR for excellent perspective on Southern thought, history, and culture.

July 1, 2012

Many Porchers will be interested in reading ARATOR, which is a peer-reviewed online journal on Southern thought, history, and culture. The newly released edition includes Jefferson Davis’s letters to his wife from prison, the historical implications of North Carolina’s and Rhode…

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Why I Am Not an Environmentalist

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Too many people who account themselves “green” seem to get caught up in shades of greenness.

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On Being a Worthy Heir of the Agrarian Contrarians

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But, as Shakespeare wrote, we sometimes “by indirections find directions out.”

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