This essay is adapted from George Weigel’s 17th William E. Simon Lecture, delivered in Washington on March 6, 2018. Click here to listen to an audio recording of the lecture.
This article is adapted from the thirteenth annual William E. Simon Lecture, delivered on February 6, 2014. In 1936, the British writer Rebecca West stood on the balcony of Sarajevo’s
A version of this essay was delivered as the 11th Annual William E. Simon Lecture in Washington on February 7, 2012. In recent years, roiled as they have been by