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Liberalism

Gertrude Himmelfarb, historian of Victorian Britain and of the 18th-century Enlightenment, has lately devoted special attention to Jewish history and culture. What’s the connection?

July 20 2017 12:01AM

There is a liberal slant in biblical studies, but it has an older and more persistent source than merely the general liberalism or leftism of today’s academy.

July 17 2017 12:01AM

American Jews, following American liberalism, have abandoned belief in the nation-state, non-voluntary communities, and religion in the public square.

May 18 2017 12:01AM

Is the recent upsurge of European populism a blip on the historical horizon, or the sign of a fundamental restructuring of the continent’s order?

May 1 2017 12:01AM

What a new history of American civil religion gets wrong.

April 6 2017 12:01AM

To condemn Israel, the New York Times unleashes the philosophers.

Elder of Ziyon
Dec. 23 2016 12:01AM

The Arab Spring and the Islamic winter.

Tzvi Mazel
Nov. 3 2016 12:01AM

A society that honors and reveres nothing but individual freedom will become a society that honors and reveres nothing at all.

Sept. 29 2016 12:01AM

The Ten Commandments tell us nothing directly, and little indirectly, about the proper limits of government power. For that we must turn to John Locke.

Sept. 26 2016 12:01AM

Two political alternatives, each susceptible of deformation.

Sept. 20 2016 12:01AM

A conflict between inflamed populism and the ideology of global, technocratic empire.

Sept. 12 2016 12:01AM

A conflict is brewing over the shape of the international order. It centers around an idea—a biblical idea—long thought discredited by political elites.

Sept. 6 2016 12:01AM

A Muslim liberal’s perspective.

Nervana Mahmoud
Aug. 25 2016 12:01AM