Individual freedom and traditional sensibilities.
Religious toleration and its limits.
And why Israel and the U.S. should stop neglecting the Hebrew Bible.
The philosophy of freedom and its discontents.
America is a story of freedom, not simply an abstraction.
And perhaps some enlightened despots.
John Fortescue’s Mosaic constitution and John Selden’s Noahide Laws.
Reading Locke, Mill, and Tocqueville in Jerusalem.
There is more than meets the eye to Leo Strauss’s claim that philosophers, himself included, cannot be religious believers.
Why did John Selden, the most learned man in England, choose to study the Talmud when imprisoned in the Tower of London in 1629? To. . .