The James Wilson Foundation on Natural Rights and the American Founding

VIDEO: Webinar on “The Classical and Christian Origins of American Politics”

JWI, with our co-sponsors, the Center for Religion Culture and Democracy at First Liberty Institute, and the Civitas Institute, present this webinar. The webinar featured Profs. Justin Dyer and Kody Cooper discussing their new book on the natural law influences of the American Founding. The book is available for purchase here. We were also joined by Dr. Jordan Ballor, in addition to a surprise appearance from JWI Founder and Director Hadley Arkes. Our Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker moderated the panel.

Click below to watch the full discussion:

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Law and liberty cannot rationally become the objects of our love, unless they first become the objects of our knowledge.
— James Wilson, Lectures on Law, 1790