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Christopher Hammons

About Christopher Hammons

Dr. Christopher Hammons is the Director of the Center for Law and Liberty and a professor of Government at Houston Baptist University. He teaches courses in constitutional history, political philosophy, and presidential politics.

Four Things Every American Should Know About Independence Day

By |2019-07-03T21:37:24-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, Declaration of Independence, History, Independence Day, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson|

The need for understanding our roots is as timeless as the human story itself and explains why we cling to the Declaration of Independence. Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords our readers the opportunity to join Christopher Hammons, as he explores often-neglected facts about Independence Day. —W. Winston Elliott, Publisher Most people know [...]

Four Things Every American Should Know About Independence Day

By |2019-07-03T13:20:05-05:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: American Founding, Declaration of Independence, History, Independence Day, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson|

The need for understanding our roots is as timeless as the human story itself and explains why we cling to the Declaration of Independence. Most people know that the Fourth of July—Independence Day—is a celebration of America’s separation from Great Britain. July 4, 1776 marks the beginning of the United States. It’s like our national [...]

Building the Conservative Mind

By |2014-05-29T17:32:43-05:00January 12th, 2014|Categories: Audio/Video, Russell Kirk, The Conservative Mind|

In this lecture, Dr. Christopher Hammons of Houston Baptist University addresses the way in which The Conservative Mind traces “a long train of conservative intellectuals contribute to the progress of the human condition despite” the liberalism of the intellectuals of the modern academy. As Kirk explains, conservatives hold “that a people’s core values and beliefs [...]