- 2017 Application is Closed - Acton University 2017: June 20 - 23

Tensions in American Conservatism

It is often claimed that “social conservatism” with its concerns for social issues such as life, marriage, and religious liberty, is at odds with the “fiscal conservative” commitment to limited government and individual  liberty. This lecture argues that both streams of modern conservatism flow from the same philosophical sources, and underscores the underlying unity of social and economic issues.

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