What is the relationship between freedom and the stories we tell ourselves? That’s what Brad Birzer explores in this episode that takes us from the ancient Greeks through JRR Tolkien!
About the Guest
Brad Birzer holds the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in history at Hillsdale College.
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Progarchy (Brad is editor-at-large)
The Imaginative Conservative
Books by the Guest
Russell Kirk: American Conservative
American Cicero: The Life of Charles Carroll
J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle Earth
Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson
Ep. 293 Tolkien and Liberty (Jay Richards)
Ep. 534 Would Conservatism’s Founder Recognize Conservatism Today?
Ep. 511 Today’s Tom Sawyer: Neil Peart, Rush, and Liberty
Ep. 504 Trails West: How Freedom Settled the West
Ep. 310 The Year in (Progressive) Music
Ep. 74 The Episode of the Year
Ep. 50 The Conservative Mind
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