An Introduction

Welcome to our article symposium on Christian Imagination! This is our theme. Starting today and continuing through the next two weeks, our writers will be sharing their thoughts on the…..

Time for a Leaner, Smarter Penal System

This week The Washington Post drew attention to a new Pew poll indicating that a majority of Americans believe it’s time to move away from the policy of mandatory minimum sentencing in…..

2014: What’s Worth Conserving?

Conservative Leadership for the Future What should conservatism look like in 2014 and beyond? Thoughtful American conservatives are aware of the philosophical roots and political history of their tradition. They…..

How Not to Waste Your College Years

There is an unfortunate trend in modern higher education that goes against conservative and progressive ideals alike. By nature of their process, top schools in the U.S. are perpetuating and…..

Marriage Still Matters

A recent Pew study made headlines last week, revealing that “as values, economics, and gender patterns change . . . the share of American adults that have never been married…..

Conclusion on Imagination

Wrapping Up Two Weeks of Conversation We want to thank all of our writers for contributing to an excellent symposium on the Christian Imagination. These essays demonstrate a richness of…..

C.S. Lewis’s Many Uses of Imagination

32 Flavors of Imagination Whenever I think of the Christian Imagination, my mind drifts towards C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien and the Inklings. In research with Mark Neal for…..

Imagination Profile: Political Talk

How the media and politicians can regain the imaginative spark Caroline Thorman ’14, a current resident Fellow at the John Jay Institute, believes true, imagination-driven communication is rare in our…..