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Join the George Grant Society and the American Anglican Press in celebrating the release of The North American High Tory Tradition!
About the book
George Grant (1918–1988), the most influential Tory intellectual of the 20th century, warned in “Lament for a Nation” of the collision course for the two different ‘North Americas’ embodied in the Dominion of the North and the Republic to its South. Is the disappearance of the Tory alternative an inevitable fate to our future as ‘North Americans’? In The North American High Tory Tradition, Ron Dart shines light upon the classical lineage, deep wisdom and enduring nature of the High Tory tradition as it has been planted and grown in the soil of North America, and in doing so reveals how Canada may serve as a north star to lead North Americans to a different destiny than that planned for them by the American revolutionaries of 1776. Read more: https://anglicanism.net/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=281.
xxxviii, 337 pages
American Anglican Press, 2016
Limited copies will be on sale (while supplies last).
About the author
Professor Ron Dart has taught in the Department of Political Science, Philosophy, and Religious Studies at University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia, since 1990. He was on staff with Amnesty International in the 1980s. He is the political science advisor to the Stephen Leacock Home and Museum, and serves on the board of the Thomas Merton Society of Canada and the Society of Archbishop Secker. He has published more than twenty-five books, served as an editor for The Anglican Catholic, and The Friend: The High Tory Review, and has contributed poems, articles, and reviews to a wide range of publications in both North America and the United Kingdom. Ron Dart is one of the primary experts on the life and thought of George Grant as well as on the larger North American High-Red Tory tradition to which he belongs.