Elijah Mvundura writes from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He has graduate degrees in economic history, European history, and education.
The Burden of Freedom
For the first liberty from which all modern liberties emanated is religious liberty, the freedom to worship God according to one’s conscience.
Slouching Toward Democratic Totalitarianism
Even a democracy can choose to give away basic freedoms.
Deformations of the Apocalypse
Modern freedoms, be they religious, economic, political, or individual, were elaborated as a retort to the medieval church-state’s authoritarianism; to its passion for unity that had all the intimations of modern totalitarianism.
Why the Jews?
Anti-Semitism is a historical enigma. Its origin in pagan antiquity, its evolution through the medieval…