Thanksgiving Wasn't Always a Source of National Unity.
Thanks, For What? (Antle, Codevilla, Alt, Stuart, and Wolfe)
Jim Antle on how Thanksgiving remains, Angelo Codevilla on the Judeo-Christianity still discernible in the American soul, Kevin Stuart on the American Civil Religion, Robert Alt on the oppression we have thus far avoided, and Christopher Wolfe listing some basic freedoms we ought not take for granted.
That Which Unites Us
Jim Antle on how Thanksgiving remains one of our few unifying traditions.
Thanks, For What?
Angelo Codevilla on the deep sources of our thanks.
The Otherwise Minded
Robert Alt on the oppression we have thus far avoided.
American Civil Religion, Rightly Understood
Kevin Stuart on an unabashed Thanksgiving as American civil religion.
Thanksgiving in the American Republic: 2018
Christopher Wolfe on the freedoms we yet possess.
The American Mind presents a range of perspectives. Views are writers’ own and do not necessarily represent those of The Claremont Institute.
Also in this feature
Allen Guelzo, Richard Brookhiser, Joseph Bottum, and Justin Dyer on the thought and action of Lincoln's Thanksgiving and his wrestling with God.