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‘It’s the Bond Between All of Us That Holds Us Together’

The fabric of American society is coming apart at the seams. Numerous books, editorials and podcasts have testified to that fact. Now, with federally recommended and state-mandated social distancing, communal bonds are simultaneously more strained and more urgently needed. Faith becomes something practiced privately or livestreamed. Family may feel smothered when sheltering together, distant if sheltering apart. If the COVID-19 crisis has illustrated anything, it has shown, by dint of absence and suspension, how important social bonds are. In reestablishing them, one could hardly look for better inspiration than Christopher Rufo’s America Lost. Read More ›
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Still from America Lost by Christopher Rufo (CC-BY-ND)

Discovery Institute Fellow Chrisopher Rufo Set to Release New Documentary Next Year on American Poverty

Discovery Institute research fellow Christopher F. Rufo is set to release his latest feature-length documentary, America Lost, which tells the story of life in three “forgotten American cities” — Youngstown, Ohio, Memphis, Tennessee, and Stockton, California.  America Lost reveals the dramatic decline of the American interior through a combination of emotional personal stories and thoughtful conservative commentary. Filmmaker Christopher F. Rufo spent Read More ›

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Republic of Cyprus. The Town Of Paphos. Ancient ruins in Paphos. Remains of ancient buildings. Old Christian Church. Panorama Of Cyprus. Attractions of the Mediterranean coast.

No, the Early Church Was Not Communist

You’ve heard this question. Since I write a lot about Christianity and economics, I’ve been asked it dozens of times. Was the early Church communist? It’s not a crazy query. In the book of Acts, just after Pentecost, members of the new Church sold their belongings and shared their wealth. That sounds like communism to some folks. And if Christians Read More ›