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Originally published in with the Cold War at a full simmer, The Decline of American Liberalism offers up a unique reading of American history from the colonial period on as a struggle between forces of centralization and decentralization.

A historian of militarism, Ekirch feared that in our quest to defeat the Soviet Union, we had ironically ended up valorizing the collective at the expense of the individual, Cited by:   Ekirch smoothly traces the continuous American trend away from its unique roots in liberalism and individualism, toward nationalism and centralization.

His chapters flow naturally as he comments on each critical period in the decline of classical liberalism/5.

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In The Decline of American Liberalism, renowned historian Arthur Ekirch chronicles the powerful and moving story of individual liberty across three centuries of American history. Contrary to the conventional view that this de-humanization, immense expansion and centralization of government power, and decline in liberty are temporary or manifest some sort of “progress,” Ekirch believes that.

The Decline of American Liberalism by Arthur A. Ekirch Jr. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.: History: Author: Jeffrey Bloodworth: Publisher: University Press of Kentucky.

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With its unique biographical approach and masterful use of archival materials, this detailed and accessible book promises to stand as one of the definitive texts on the state of American liberalism in the second half of the twentieth century.

This book provides an incredible wealth of knowledge and documentation to show that the anti-militarist tradition in The Decline of American Liberalism One of the most striking facts about American history is how in a country born in old-style liberalism, the meaning.

Book Review: The Decline of American Liberalism by Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr. Sunday, July 1, William H. Peterson. Liberty. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. $ In the very infancy of the American Republic, the tradition of central authority and political privilege began to assert itself despite the liberal individualistic philosophy and limited government ideas embodied in the Declaration of.

The Rise of Theological Liberalism and the Decline of American Methodism. Paperback – January 1, by James V. Heidinger II (Author), William J. Abraham (Foreword) out of 5 stars 16 ratings. See all formats and editions/5(13). In his insightful and harrowing new book, Edward Luce, a columnist for The Financial Times, issues a chilling warning: “Western liberal democracy is.

cles and book reviews. Of his writings, The Decline of American Liberalism, first published inmay well be considered his greatest achievement. Unlike the historians who saw either cycles of liberal advance and conservative reaction or a steady progression toward liberal ascendancy in American history, Ekirch ar-gued that liberalism reached its apogee in this country at theCited by: Originally published in with the Cold War at a full simmer, The Decline of American Liberalism offers up a unique reading of American history from the colonial period on as a struggle between forces of centralization and decentralization.

A historian of militarism, Ekirch feared that in our quest to defeat the Soviet Union, we had ironically ended up valorizing the collective at the expense of the individual, /5(18). Has liberalism failed because it has succeeded. "One of the most important political books of "—Rod Dreher, American Conservative "Why Liberalism Failed offers cogent insights into the loss of meaning and community that many in the West feel, issues that liberal democracies ignore at their own peril."—President Barack Obama Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century.

His new book “In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Global Power” is coming out in September. He currently teaches history at. The decline of American liberalism. [Arthur Alphonse Ekirch] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Conservatism and Liberalism: Two Books on the Great Divide Two strikingly different ways of seeing the world, ordering society and understanding human destiny. The Rise of Theological Liberalism and the Decline of American Methodism by James V. Heidinger. Seedbed, The decades-long reality of American spiritual life is the loss of spiritual consensus and the growth of two intellectually and theologically competitive cultural tribes: religious conservatives.

American liberalism in the Cold War-era was the immediate heir to Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and the slightly more distant heir to the progressives of the early 20th century. Sol Stern wrote that "Cold War liberalism deserves credit for the greatest American achievement since. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, by Jeffrey Bloodworth (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such serious moral trouble that its very foundation is crumbling: a nation that slouches not towards the Bethlehem envisioned by the poet Yeats inbut towards Gomorrah/5(88).

In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such serious moral trouble that its very foundation is crumbling: a nation that slouches not towards the Bethlehem envisioned by the poet Yeats inbut towards :   Apple Books Preview.

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James Heidinger. • 1 Rating; $; $; Publisher Description. Jim Heidinger has given a gift to the church. 5/5(1). The Rise of Theological Liberalism and the Decline of American Methodism by James Heidinger.

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Learn more here. The Rev. James Heidinger’s The Rise of Theological Liberalism and the Decline of American Methodism is a masterful history of the subject. For 26 years Heidinger was the president of Good News.

During that time he wrote hundreds of editorials, several books, and spoke at least once in nearly every annual conference in the U.S.

He helps the reader comprehend the complex factors and forces that have combined to gut the evangelical passion for souls and orthodox theology that was the core of the American Wesleyan movement.

For those who have been wading through the turbulence that theological liberalism has caused in our church, this book will help you understand how we 5/5(1). The Decline of Liberalism as an Ideology book. The Decline of Liberalism as an Ideology.

DOI link for The Decline of Liberalism as an Ideology. The Decline of Liberalism as an Ideology book. By John H. Hallowell. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 4 July Pub. location London.

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I wrote a book called The Story of American Freedom, which, in a way, is a history of the origins of modern liberalism. It’s a history of social movements that have contributed to the expansion of liberty in our country, including abolitionism, feminism, populism and the labour movement.

In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such serious moral trouble that its very foundation is crumbling: a nation that slouches not towards the Bethlehem envisioned by the poet Yeats inbut towards Gomorrah.

Liberalism posited the indivisibility of freedom and human dignity, as well as the idea that the rule of law and democracy offered the best chance for human advancement, peace and prosperity. Its. Originally published Febru Democratic politics is ultimately a battle of worldviews.

A rising worldview will eventually prevail over a declining worldview in elections and in the market place of ideas. This essay will review the rise of conservatism and the decline of liberalism over the last fifty years from the standpoint of the slowly changing worldviews of Americans.

From where I sit the decline of our nation is accelorating and this is precisely what Robert Bork predicted in his book. I find that every so often it is useful to re-read a book to gain insight and perspective on what is going on in the world.

Such was the case with "Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline".