Author Archives: Bradley J. Birzer

Introducing ‘The Moot’

TAC president Bradley Birzer launches a new blog and wants your help in feeding this (creative) beast!

Out of the Shire: Life Beyond Tolkien

Has authentic romanticism in literature peaked?

Viva Margaret Atwood!

The author of The Handmaid’s Tale is no statist ideologue.

I Once Lived in Hawkins, Indiana

Stranger Things provides a rush of nostalgia for children of the ’80s.

X or King?

Two sides of the American republican tradition.

Prophet of Community

To Russell Kirk, sociologist Robert Nisbet represented one of the finest conservative minds of the twentieth century.

Biography and the Art of Being Human

The historian cannot reduce his subject to a set of facts. He must get to know the man.

The Mormon King of Lake Michigan

J.J. Strang was stranger than fiction.

A Fearless Millennial at Fox News

Pundit Kat Timpf is both tenacious and principled.

The Mencken of Feminism

Why conservatives should give two cheers for Camille Paglia

How Socialism Fails

James Otteson dissects the moral and economic contradictions of collectivism.

Seven Conservative Minds

Russell Kirk’s revisions trace the right’s evolution—and his own.

On the Road to Serfdom Again

Has the right learned Hayek’s lesson any better than the left?

Making Modernity Human

Can Christian humanism redeem an age of ideology?

The Celtic Mind

How Adam Smith and Edmund Burke saved civilization

Christian Epic

C.S. Lewis’s Lost Aeneid: Arms and the Exile, A.T. Reyes, ed., Yale University Press, 256 pages

Evil Empire

The American Way of War: How Bush’s Wars Became Obama’s, Tom Engelhardt, …

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