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Will You Help Us Preserve the Good, the True, and the Beautiful?

By |2019-06-21T16:45:54-05:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative, W. Winston Elliott III|

The Imaginative Conservative’s mission is to preserve the transcendentals, the “permanent things” that constitute the glory of Western Civilization. Here we offer thoughtful and reflective essays on issues of culture, philosophy, history, politics, economics, the arts, and liberal learning, written by some of the great conservative minds of the present and the past.  Since The Imaginative Conservative’s inception in [...]

Pointing to the Light: Will You Join Us?

By |2019-01-03T17:58:35-05:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. ~Philippians 4:8 I pray that The Imaginative Conservative lifts your spirits and brings to your life things excellent and praiseworthy. Our work is possible because of the generous [...]

Please Don’t Leave Us Alone!

By |2019-06-25T22:52:10-05:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

Do you enjoy reading our reasoned and reflective essays at The Imaginative Conservative, as we pursue the Good, the True, and the Beautiful? Do you enjoy engaging in discussions of culture, history, politics, and economics, in the tradition of Russell Kirk, Edmund Burke, Richard Weaver, Eric Voegelin, Christopher Dawson, and other leaders of Imaginative Conservatism? Do you believe [...]

Please Hear Us Out!

By |2018-05-16T14:51:10-05:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

Does The Imaginative Conservative matter to you? In your abundance of reading options, do we make the cut? Have we inspired you? Have we vexed you? Have we piqued your interest in something? Have you laughed with us? If the answer to any of those questions for you is yes, then we’re thrilled. The Imaginative Conservative doesn’t exist to [...]

Be the Baron: Become a Patron of The Imaginative Conservative

By |2018-04-11T22:53:00-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

He was an enthusiastic patron of several major composers of his era, including Wolfgang Mozart, Joseph Haydn, and Ludwig van Beethoven, encouraging them and giving them financial support so that they were free to compose some of the greatest music ever penned by the human hand. He introduced Mozart to the works of Bach and [...]

Become a Patron of The Imaginative Conservative

By |2018-01-06T22:25:33-05:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

An enthusiastic patron of the artwork of Leonardo da Vinci, this king persuaded the great Italian Renaissance master to make France his home in his later years. (Leonardo brought with him his Mona Lisa, and the famous painting remains in Paris today.) It was even said that the king cradled Leonardo as the great master lay on his deathbed, the king [...]

Don’t Be Afraid to Help Us

By |2018-10-24T00:44:54-05:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

Do you read "conservative" news and opinion sites with trepidation? Do you worry about seeing the tirelessly-repeated "news of the moment" and the echo chamber of "red-meat" political commentary that simplistically divides the world into the "good us" and "evil them"? Are you sick of superficial commentary on current events, which you forget by the [...]

Preserving the Western Tradition: The Work of The Imaginative Conservative

By |2018-12-11T07:16:43-05:00December 26th, 2016|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

"Modern society cannot endure—and its survival is immediately in question—without discussion among thinking men." So said Russell Kirk, American conservatism's premier thinker, six decades ago. Dr. Kirk's insight still rings true today. In an age when acerbic sound bytes dominate our political discourse and when most publications offer fleeting, unserious commentary on the issues of the day, there is a greater [...]

Come, Let Us Reason Together

By |2019-06-12T00:09:24-05:00December 20th, 2016|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

"Things have never been worse in this country.... This is the most important election in our lifetime.... We've never seen anything like this before in the history of the world..." So say so many short-sighted pundits who pontificate on television, in print, and on the internet, showing their lack of judgment and historical perspective. If we followed [...]

Five Ways to Help The Imaginative Conservative

By |2019-06-14T15:17:45-05:00January 20th, 2016|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative, The Imaginative Conservative, W. Winston Elliott III|

Do you enjoy reading our reasoned and reflective essays at The Imaginative Conservative, as we pursue the Good, the True, and the Beautiful? Do you enjoy engaging in discussions of culture, history, politics, and economics, in the tradition of Russell Kirk, Edmund Burke, Richard Weaver, Eric Voegelin, Christopher Dawson, and other leaders of Imaginative Conservatism? Do [...]

Will You Help Us Preserve the Good, True, & Beautiful?

By |2017-05-15T09:13:38-05:00December 29th, 2015|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative|

"Modern society cannot endure—and its survival is immediately in question—without discussion among thinking men." So said Russell Kirk, American Conservatism's premier thinker, sixty years ago. Dr. Kirk's insight still rings true today. In an age when acerbic sound bytes dominate our political discourse and when most journals offer fleeting, unserious commentary on the issues of the day, there is a [...]

The Imaginative Conservative: Why Bother?

By |2018-10-02T22:52:46-05:00December 30th, 2013|Categories: Support The Imaginative Conservative, W. Winston Elliott III|Tags: |

Does The Imaginative Conservative matter to you? In your abundance of reading options, do we make the cut? Have we inspired you? Have we vexed you? Have we piqued your interest in something? Have you laughed with us? If the answer to any of those questions for you is yes, then we're thrilled. The Imaginative Conservative doesn't [...]