I found some meat to conservatism that I had never found before. Download and listen to this audiobook now! Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. Overall. Buy 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Not to Miss and One Imposter Unabridged by Wiker Phd, Benjamin (ISBN: 9781441748799) from Amazon's Book Store. Helped me to understand WHY I'm a conservative, Reviewed in the United States on December 1, 2020. He gives an admirable synopsis of the message of the Bible, and commends Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Jane Austin’s Sense and Sensibility. Controversial, enlightening, and thought-provoking, Benjamin Wiker's 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read is sure to dominate conservative conversation for years to come. On this episode of ID the Future from the vault, Jay Richards interviews Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Benjamin Wiker on his book, 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Not to Miss and One Impostor. By: Benjamin Wiker. It distrusted theories, especially theories that would remake the world in their own image. Following up his 10 Books That Screwed Up the World, author Benjamin Wiker brings you 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Not to Miss and One Impostor. Instead, its thesis is that conservatism has a strong and respectable intellectual pedigree, and that it isn't merely a reaction to innovation: We live in a culture that is largely defined by liberalism, but there is a swelling conservative reaction. This is a conservatism I can truly get behind. When I was graduating from high school, he got me a subscription to the National Review for my birthday. Read our list to see Shapiro's Top 5 and his explanations for why conservatives, particularly young people, should read them. In an effort to stave off opposition victory, they may abandon their oversight role, enabling the president to get away with abusive, illegal, and even authoritarian acts. And this doesn't necessarily happen with coups or guns or hostile takeovers. Readers of his rollicking 10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn't Help demanded this sequel, and now you have it--ten books that could actually make the world better, plus four bonus books not to miss, and a warning about one celebrated book that has unfortunately led some conservatives astray. I really enjoyed it and I want to read all of the books he listed that I have not already read. Ten Books That Screwed Up the World: And Five Others That Didn't Help, 10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn't Help, Readers’ Top Histories and Biographies of the Last 5 Years. Saints vs. Scoundrels: Debating Life's Greatest Questions In Saints vs. Scoundrels Dr. Benjamin Wiker invites you to interact not just with the ideas that have shaped history, but with the people who created and spread those ideas. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Not to Miss and One Imposter [Benjamin Wiker, Robertson Dean] on Amazon.com. It explains rationality the real roots of conservatism, not the stereotype, and how it manifests itself in politics, faith, economics and even literature. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. His treatment of Rand I thought was very good, and was a direction I was leaning toward before I read this book (that's the imposter btw). 5 40% (85) 4 38% (80) 187 Ratings. What activates this idea, transforming it into action, is a feeling. And that may have little to do with how well researched, or how well written the book might be. Dr. Wiker does an amazing job of making philosophy understandable and interesting. It seems that he tried real hard to be broadly Christian without having much of Roman Catholicism that is contrary to Protestantism showing. In it, he essentially addresses conservatism as a response to changing cultural norms: Many have attempted to reduce modern conservatism to anti-intellectualism, but modern conservatism has at its heart an idea. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It is my hope that this book can help carry out a conservative renaissance, a deep revolution, so that the conservative zeal animating so many souls can have a lasting and deep effect. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. And if you want to help get us back on track, buy extra copies and see what you can do to get them into doctor s office waiting rooms, faculty lounges, and your local public library. This feeling is akin to nsotalgia, but it runs deeper and is more fierce. I think this is going to be a very important book for me, along with very few others that form a foundation for my essential views about life. He writes with insight and uses examples and humor well. Prothero's argument hit so close to home for me because his key example of Latter-Day Saints: we were once the ire of cultural conservatives, excluded from the mainstream because we were seen as threatening conservative values. The final chapter is an expose' of Ayn Rand. Following up his 10 Books That Screwed Up the World, author Benjamin Wiker brings you 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read: Plus Four Not to Miss and One Impostor. 10 Books Every Conservative Must Read View larger image. 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