Beneath the Ivy

Beneath the ivy stones molder away; Light shineth out as the last golden ray. For all is autumn now under the birch, Lest snowy night ore’ take the cathedral church. It is a quiet autumn on our Western front, and beneath the ivy we may still glimpse the moldering remnants of our older world. Read…

The Politics of Prudence: A Review

Valley Gardens, I., Herrogate, England [Detail of image from Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division: LC-DIG-ppmsc-08423] I have just finished Russell Kirk’s “The Politics of Prudence,” and found it to be in keeping with much of what I study and admire in Western culture. His book comprehensively defines modern American conservatism provides a history…

Grace in the Coliseum of Rome

Within the weak and contrite walls, The sound of faith has rung, Tyrants once owned what Christ now calls; Hear hymns where martyrs sung! Watch and read more on Landmarks of Liberty… E. Wesley – Mackinac Center Intern