What Holds America Together? Russell Kirk’s “Roots of American Order”

By |2020-06-11T14:37:09-05:00June 13th, 2020|Categories: Books, Roots of American Order, Russell Kirk|Tags: |

Russell Kirk shows that the United States was a new thing built upon a number of very old things, and these are the roots which give it life today: the English common law, the English language, the English Reformation, the English Parliament; the Roman order and the Greek intellect, Montesquieu’s “depositary” of justice, and [...]