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Ill Literacy, Episode 41: The Soul of Politics (Guest: Glenn Ellmers)

September 9, 2021

In Episode 41 of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Glenn Ellmers, author of “The Soul of Politics: Harry V. Jaffa and the Fight for America.”

Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by Glenn Ellmers of Hillsdale College and the Claremont Institute to discuss his new book, The Soul of Politics: Harry V. Jaffa and the Fight for America. They discuss how Jaffa massively influenced the study of political philosophy in the 20th Century, as well as our understanding of Abraham Lincoln. They also discuss the influence of Leo Strauss on Jaffa and his writings, and the importance of both men today.

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Show Notes:

American Greatness: Michael Anton – An American Soul

The American Mind: Larry Arnn - The Soul of a Political Philosopher

Anchoring Truths: Glenn Ellmers on The Soul of Politics (Podcast)

Claremont Review of Books: Glenn Ellmers – Why Harry V. Jaffa Matters

The Three Whiskey Happy Hour: ‘The Soul of Politics,’ with Glenn Ellmers (Podcast)

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Tim Benson joined The Heartland Institute in September 2015 as a policy analyst in the Government Relations Department. @HeartlandGR