Brian Jones

Brian Jones
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Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Brian Jones graduated from the Franciscan University with a B.A. and M.A. in Theology. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. His works have been published in The Public Discourse, The American Conservative, The Imaginative Conservative, and The Federalist. He is married with three daughters.

Recent Essays

Narrating the Tradition of Liberalism’s Anti-Tradition

Criticizing the current liberal order is a popular activity. Authors such as Patrick Deneen, Rod Dreher, D.C. Schindler, Mark Lilla, Johnathan Haidt, and Jordan...

Culture as the Discovery of Meaning

The resurgent debate between Christians that defend classical liberalism and those that critique liberalism tout court has been deeply instructive. This debate, however, threatens to...

The Theological Need for Mediation: Considerations from Alexis de Tocqueville

During a class I was teaching at our parish last fall, a woman pulled me aside afterwards to ask a question. The woman was...

Education and the Quest for Association

Plato remarked in the Republic that if one wanted to know the health of a city, we could simply look at the souls of...

The Practice of Attachment and A Comprehensive Social Order

Shortly after Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, Columbia University professor Mark Lilla took to the pages of the New York Times to offer...