Recent years have witnessed the resurgence of an old question: Whether the West is in decline. But there has been relatively little discussion of what relationship such decline may have to the abandonment of the Hebrew Bible as a pillar sustaining European and American political life. On November 12, 2015, I joined the eminent Catholic theologian George Weigel at the Tikvah Fund in Jerusalem for a conversation on this topic. Our dialogue was moderated by our dear mutual friend Daniel Johnson, the editor of Standpoint magazine in the UK.
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Conversation With George Weigel: The Bible and the Future of the West
By Yoram Hazony, January 31, 2016 | 2 responses