AMERICA IS UNIQUE. No other nation in the world has experienced the widespread levels of stability, individual prosperity, and personal freedoms that have defined this nation. What made us different from other nations? Was it the people, the principles, or the blessing of God? It was all three, and they caused America to become the most exceptional nation in the history of the world.
The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture. This masterpiece traces Western history from Ancient Rome until the time of writing (1976) along three lines: the philosophic, scientific, and religious.
The central idea: when we base society on the Bible, on the infinite-personal God who is there and has spoken, this provides an absolute by which we can conduct our lives and by which we can judge society. Freedom without chaos.