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John Locke

One of the present paradigms of the multiversity has been informed by mathematics and the natural sciences where methodology, standardization, and replicable data are the principles to organize the multiversity. But as I have pointed out in my last point, the multiversity’s ends only can be determined from disciplines outside of mathematics and the natural sciences: the humanities and, to…

Introduction
The American debate regarding the policy needed to combat the dangers posed by immigration from nations who are currently hotbeds of Islamic radicalization is presently being vociferously fought.  This debate recently culminated with an Executive Order by President Trump that suspended travel from seven such nations to improve vetting measures.  Six of the nations included in the Order are amongst…
Eric Voegelin

The Growth of European Nationalism
The development of political ideas after 1700 be­comes increasingly parochial in the sense that problems that are specific to the several national communities are misunderstood as problems of universal import, and the ideas advanced for their solution are misunderstood as a political theory of general validity. This characterization, however, which is correct for the general structure…
John Stuart Mill

The Question Posed by Locke
For John Locke, the foundation of the social contract was not a problem because it was identical with the moral law. The breach of one was tantamount to the breach of the other, neither more nor less. All that the language of contract compact did was make the situation explicit.
Revolution was thus not an fact that…
Eric Voegelin

Christian doctrine as it has grown in the tradition of the church is not an arbitrary addition to the Gospel. It is the labor of generations in the attempt to find an adequate expression to the substance of faith in the historically changing economic, political, moral, and intellectual environment of Mediterranean and Western civilization.
The Christological struggles of the early centuries…