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Joseph Loconte
Director, Simon Center for American Studies at the Heritage Foundation; Senior Fellow in Christianity and Culture at the King's College, NY City
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Joseph Loconte Jul 30
: I argue in today's NRO that it was the truth-seekers who helped to build our liberal democratic order:
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Joseph Loconte Jul 20
: Tomorrow at 10 am I will be testifying before Congress about the monuments debate and the assault on the American Founding and our democratic ideals:
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Joseph Loconte Jul 10
: my essay, co-authored with my British friend, Nile Gardiner, about the lack of moral courage in the West: What Hong Kong Can Teach the West
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Joseph Loconte Jul 2
: The protesters say they want a revolution, but compare them to the American revolutionaries on the first Fourth of July, writes via
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Joseph Loconte Jun 30
Replying to @AlejandroQuagli
Many thanks, Alejandro, for your generous words--much appreciated!
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Joseph Loconte Jun 29
: my conversation with Sebastian Gorka about the impact of war on the friendship and creative imagination of JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis--and lessons for today
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Joseph Loconte Jun 25
: My essay in NRO, co-authored with my British colleague, Nile Gardiner, about Winston Churchill's embrace of the American Revolution. What Winston Churchill Understood about America
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Joseph Loconte Jun 10
Sam, my old friend! Don't cave in to group think! Release your inner-tea self.
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Joseph Loconte May 22
Replying to @RyanTAnd
Ryan, you have imbibed the Straussian tale of Locke, discredited by John Dunn's 1969 book The Political Thought of John Locke. Fifty years of Locke scholarship has confirmed Dunn's work: Locke's politics was profoundly shaped by his biblical commitments:
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Joseph Loconte May 21
: After 10 years teaching Western Civilization at the King's College in NY City, I'll be joining the Heritage Foundation as the Director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies. I view it as the opportunity of a lifetime! Stay tuned!
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Joseph Loconte May 20
and the Pandemic: a very entertaining essay about the 'Godfather'-like antics of the Cuomo family, from my fellow paisan, Paul Kengor: Andrew Cuomo’s Media Mafia
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Joseph Loconte May 8
vs. the Leviathan: My essay defending Lockean liberalism against its conservative critics: Classical Liberals vs. National Conservatives in the Age of Coronavirus
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Joseph Loconte May 5
A belated thanks you Daniela! It is always great sitting down with Cherie Harder to talk about things that matter. Stay tuned for more info on our documentary film series.
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Joseph Loconte May 5
Replying to @AlexBird
Alex! Great to hear from you, and I do hope you and your loved ones are all healthy. Here is a link to the online event. I hope we can catch up with you again soon. We are very close to wrapping up episode 1 of the film series. Stay tuned!
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Joseph Loconte Apr 23
and the survival of the fittest: I argue against blind trust in scientific elites: A century ago progressive leaders and medical and scientific authorities supported a violent form of social Darwinism.
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Joseph Loconte Apr 23
: Joint me tomorrow for a webinar event "What C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien Teach Us About Resilience and Imagination," sponsored by the Trinity Forum and Faith and Law at . I'll discuss my forthcoming film:
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Joseph Loconte Apr 22
Replying to @montie @NileGardiner
A belated yes to the curry house with you British blokes, and extra curry, please!
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Joseph Loconte Apr 10
vs. Nero: a fascinating contrast from historian Tom Holland between the brutalities of Nero and the life and teachings Jesus and his early disciples who suffered under Nero's reign: When Christ conquered Caesar 
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Joseph Loconte Apr 9
Replying to @ubookman
I'd like to make a pitch for the enduring influence of the Christian imagination of Tolkien and Lewis. It will be the subject of my forthcoming documentary film series, based on my book, A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War. See the film trailer at .
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Joseph Loconte Apr 8
and the Pandemic: my friend Mustafa Akyol makes a compelling argument: The world’s major faiths face a test, and some religious leaders are failing by endangering human lives in the name of adhering to tradition—and ushering…
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