Wilfred M. McClay

Wilfred M. McClay is professor of history at Hillsdale College and author of Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story (Encounter, 2019).

Education in Reverence

What better way to defeat the cynicism of today’s cultured despisers than by knowing their foundations better than they do themselves?

March 1 2023 12:01AM

What the 9/11 Memorials Missed, and What They Revealed

The victims were targeted as Americans. Why hasn’t that blunt and inescapable fact been placed at the center of our account twenty years later?

Sept. 20 2021 12:01AM

Why Christians Are Now Redefining Their Relationship with Judaism

Partly because they believe that the original party to God’s covenant may help them keep the faith in a rapidly secularizing world.

July 30 2020 12:56AM

Podcast: Wilfred McClay on the Warming Relations between Christians and Jews

The author of our July essay joins us to talk about his ideas.

July 24 2020 12:01AM

What Christians See in Jews and Israel in 2020 of the Common Era

Christians are today closer to the Jewish people than they’ve been in thousands of years. What are the sources of this momentous rapprochement, and how likely is it to hold?

July 6 2020 12:01AM

The Disastrous Banishment of the Hebraic Spirit from American Public Life

Accompanied by massive social pathologies that it can neither contain nor reverse, the emerging secular order is itself unsustainable.

Jan. 20 2020 12:01AM

The Rise of the Secular Theocracy

The push to establish and enforce a national secularist creed is undermining traditional faiths’ right of free exercise.

Aug. 15 2016 12:01AM

My Dinner with Irving

On evangelicals, the evangelical Left, and the Jews.

Oct. 16 2013 10:41PM