‘Fellow in American Thought?’ What’s that?

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) It’s now almost a year since Jeff Hunt succeeded me as director of Centennial Institute, and he is taking it to new heights.  Meanwhile, having kicked myself up stairs with the lofty but (I hear you saying) gauzy title of Distinguished Fellow in American Thought, I am overdue in explaining that what on earth that might mean — and why it matters.

Maritime musings: A civilization in transit

We look on past ages with condescension, as a mere preparation for us ... but what if we're only an afterglow of them. - J.G. Farrell, The Siege of  Krishnapur (By Bill Moloney, Centennial Fellow) William

Biblical justice and civil disobedience

(By Brad Hughes, Centennial Institute Fellow) Biblical justice is simply the reflection of God’s righteousness. God’s righteousness means that He always acts congruent with what is right and He is the ultimate measurement of what

You never met a mere mortal

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) What is the richest, most satisfying, most enchanting fantasy world in modern fiction?  My book-loving grandson in junior high contends it’s the Harry Potter series, hands down. Oh really?

Publius #3 – Our Factious Nature

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man; and we see them everywhere brought into different degrees of activity, according to the different circumstances of civil society. A zeal for

Publius #2 – No Angels Among Us

“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature, that such devices should be

Christian worldview faces growing opposition

(By Brad Hughes, Centennial Fellow) A majority of blacks, along with almost half of all Democrats, now believe that Christians pose a bigger threat to America than Muslims. A new poll from Clout Research, commissioned by