John Hancock: A Christian Statesman

April 28, 2016

When we think of the winning of American independence, we usually focus on such luminaries as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Samuel Adams. Another founder who made substantial contributions to American independence, John Hancock, is typically Read the rest

The Conference – April 14 & 15, 2016

March 15, 2016

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Media and American Culture

April 14 & 15, 2016

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The Founders Constitution and the Coming Battle for Religious Liberty

December 18, 2015

American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

The Honorable Paul J. McNulty ’80
March 8, 2016American Founders Luncheon

“The Founders Constitution and the Coming Battle for Religious Liberty”

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Pelatiah Webster: The Founding Generation’s Foremost Economic Thinker

September 23, 2015

American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Dr. Mark Hendrickson
December 15, 2015American Founders Luncheon

Pelatiah Webster: The Founding Generation’s Foremost Economic Thinker

History largely has forgotten Pelatiah Webster. … Read the rest

To Begin the World Over Again: Thomas Paine and the American Founding

June 18, 2015

American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Dr. David J. Voelker
September 22, 2015American Founders Luncheon
To Begin the World Over Again: Thomas Paine and the American Founding

Thomas … Read the rest

Robert Morris: A Key American Founder and His Folly

May 19, 2015

American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Dr. Ryan K. Smith
June 9, 2015American Founders Luncheon
“Robert Morris: A Key American Founder and His Folly”

 

Robert Morris was perhaps … Read the rest

The Conference – April 16 & 17, 2015

December 10, 2014

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 Family Matters: The Past, Present, and Future of the American Family

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John Witherspoon, Grandfather of the Constitution

September 26, 2014

Dr. Jeffry H. Morrison
December 9, 2014American Founders Luncheon
John Witherspoon, Grandfather of the Constitution

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If James Madison was the Father of the Constitution, then John Witherspoon was its grandfather. The Rev. … Read the rest

James Madison and Our First Duty

July 15, 2014

American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh

Dr. Colleen Sheehan
September 23, 2014
James Madison and Our First Duty

James Madison regarded the freedom of religion and the freedom of conscience as natural rights. He believed that … Read the rest

Distrust, Tyranny, and the Bill of Rights

January 3, 2014

American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Dr. Ronald J. Rychlak
March 18, 2014American Founders Luncheon
“Distrust, Tyranny, and the Bill of Rights”

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A Gallup poll conducted in December … Read the rest

In the Beginning: Washington and the Birth of American Political Parties

October 4, 2013


American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Richard G. Jewell J.D.
December 3, 2013 – American Founders Luncheon
“In the Beginning: Washington and the Birth of American Political Parties”

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Under Our Own Vine and Fig Tree: Creating an American Metaphor for Liberty

June 18, 2013


American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Dr. Daniel L. Dreisbach
September 17, 2013 – American Founders Luncheon
“Under Our Own Vine and Fig Tree: Creating an American Metaphor for Liberty”

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Natural Law and the United States Constitution

April 29, 2013


American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Robert S. Barker, J.D.
June 11, 2013 – American Founders Luncheon
“Natural Law and the United States Constitution”

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The Founding Fathers of the United … Read the rest

In the Beginning: Washington and the Birth of American Political Parties

December 14, 2012


American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Richard G. Jewell J.D.
March 12, 2013 – American Founders Luncheon
“In the Beginning: Washington and the Birth of American Political Parties”

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We’re fond … Read the rest

Sir William Blackstone and the American Republic

October 2, 2012


2011-12 American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Dr. John Sparks
December 4, 2012 – American Founders Luncheon
“Sir William Blackstone and the American Republic”

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In 1924, a statue of Sir … Read the rest

Three Ladies for Liberty

June 14, 2012


2011-12 American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

John Blundell
September 18, 2012 – American Founders Luncheon
“Three Ladies for Liberty”

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Lessons for Today’s Conservatives from John Adams

April 27, 2012


2011-12 American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Dr. Gillis Harp
June 5, 2012 – American Founders Luncheon
“There is No Special Providence for Americans: Lessons for Today’s Conservatives from John Adams”

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James Wilson: A Founder Whose North Star Can Guide Our Rescue of Good Government

January 20, 2012


2010-11 American Founders Luncheon Series
The Rivers Club, Pittsburgh
One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street

Randall Wenger, Esq., The Independence Law Center
March 13, 2012 – American Founders Luncheon
“James Wilson: A Founder Whose North Star Can Guide Our Rescue … Read the rest

“William Penn’s Pursuit of Religious Liberty”

February 4, 2011

March 15, 2011
American Founders Luncheon

Andrew Murphy, Ph.D.
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