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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Thomas More and the Politics of Conscience

The Corrosion of the British Spirit

William Kilpatrick

If you’ve seen Dunkirk, or Darkest Hour, you got a glimpse of Britain’s fighting spirit in the face of great peril. If you know a little bit more about that period, you know why Churchill could say of the British people, “this was their finest hour.” You could hardly say that now. With a few […]

Thomas More and the Politics of Conscience

L. Joseph Hebert

In 1515, as he wrestled with his decision to join the court of King Henry VIII, Thomas More penned his most famous work, Utopia (“No-place”). The book opens with a debate between More (then chief legal officer of London) and the fictional philosopher Raphael Hythloday (“Spreader of Nonsense”), occasioned by the latter’s refusal to apply […]

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