Unfortunately, Metaxas does a very poor job of using American history to answer these questions. He manipulates the past to make it serve his political agenda. His entire argument is based on a weak and faulty intellectual foundation. He searches for continuity between Colonial America and the present that, for the most part, doesn’t exist. “If You Can Keep It” is an example of how not to use the past to make an argument in the present.
Friday, July 15, 2016
Fea: "My Review Series on Metaxas’s 'If You Can Keep It': A Wrap-Up"
Check it out here. A taste: