The Inklings: Remembering and Preserving — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

In a Platonic sense, the Inklings might very well have brought about an “anamnesis,” a remembering of what had been lost, but they might also very well have been simply preservers of timeless wisdom for many ages to come, so far into the future that they seem unimaginable. 2,923 more words

The Inklings: Remembering and Preserving — The Imaginative Conservative

The Rise of Common-Good Conservatism — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

The concerns of common-good conservatives about the harms caused by globalism and corporate wokeness are real. And to the extent that their calls for reform in the conservative outlook reflect those real concerns, then such calls are to be taken seriously. 2,245 more words

The Rise of Common-Good Conservatism — The Imaginative Conservative

Truthfulness Is Not Optional — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

In a time when crime and inflation are rising together, when independent nations are threatened by massive powers eager to consume them, and when dispassionate public discourse seems impossible, it’s bracing to remember the fairness and generosity that make justice and good judgment possible. 1,143 more words

Truthfulness Is Not Optional — The Imaginative Conservative

Literature Goes to the Movies — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

When works of literature go to the movies, it’s usually an unpleasant sight. There are noble exceptions, however, which are worthy of praise. The film adaptions of two literary classics come to mind. 962 more words

Literature Goes to the Movies — The Imaginative Conservative

Who Were the Inklings? — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

Would it be possible, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis wondered in the 1930s, to write fiction that might combine: a love of history; a desire to debate the defenders of the modern world and point out the many foibles of modern living; and a way to promote one’s philosophical and religious beliefs without being overly…

Who Were the Inklings? — The Imaginative Conservative