Alexis de Tocqueville

Two college professors were intrigued by the restlessness of their students. In a new book, they trace where it comes from and what it means for young Americans today.

Aug. 6 2021 12:01AM

Can Israeli Ḥaredim adopt bourgeois virtues?

Sept. 5 2018 12:01AM

The Hatzalah model.

Mark Hemingway
April 27 2018 12:01AM

Reading Locke, Mill, and Tocqueville in Jerusalem.

Jan. 3 2017 12:01AM

Global policy should be rooted in appreciation of religious freedom at home.

Dec. 5 2016 12:01AM

Although its demise has been predicted for over 200 years.

Jan. 7 2016 12:01AM

As several great thinkers have observed, religion encourages a positive civic culture.

Joel Fishman
March 23 2015 12:01AM

Unlike in France, where after the 1789 Revolution the established church was replaced by a policy of official secularism, the U.S. has always tried to. . .

Paul Carrese
Feb. 3 2015 12:01AM

In America, capitalism is the last ideology still standing, but many have forgotten the ties of religion and community without which prosperity is neither meaningful nor assured.   

Peter Augustine Lawler
July 22 2014 12:01AM

The founders of modern liberalism aspired to a society free of “religious prejudice.” The task was not as easy as they hoped.   

Harvey Mansfield
March 31 2014 12:01AM

To understand the Arab world’s encounter with democratic modernity—one of the titanic political struggles of our age—it helps to know your Alexis de Tocqueville.

Jan. 15 2014 12:00AM