"What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood"
June 11, 2013 - 12:00am
The French intellectual Alexis de Tocqueville once observed that the tendency for Americans to form associations to solve problems is one of the many characteristics that make America an outstanding republic. In “What Tocqueville Would Tell Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood,” Professor Joseph Loconte argues that the hostility toward the freedom of association showed by Egypt’s ruling authorities is dangerous and counterproductive.
The Peace of a 'Wise and Free People
June 10, 2013 - 12:00am
While American politicians are busy fawning over the lofty platitudes on peace and cooperation spoken by Chinese politicians, the Chinese government continues stealing top defensive systems plans from the United States. How should American leaders respond to continued spying by Chinese agents? In “The Peace of a ‘Wise and Free People,’” Professors David Corbin and Matthew Parks recommend looking to the Federalist Papers for insight.
The 2013 Senior Address
June 6, 2013 - 12:00am
On Saturday, May 11th, The King’s College held its annual Commencement exercises to honor the graduation of the class of 2013. Students reflected on their four years, received their diplomas, and were accepted into The King’s College Alumni Association. The event was held at Trinity Wall St., located a block from campus. The Honorable Allen West, a well decorated war veteran and former U.S. representative from Florida’s 22nd district, delivered the keynote address.
The Obama Doctrine And the Judgment of History
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
What lies behind over a decade of suicide bombings, public beheadings, and the most recent murder of an English soldier in broad daylight? According to Professor Joseph Loconte, Professor of History at The King’s College, President Obama dangerously misidentifies the source of this violence when he refers only to “violent extremists.” The real threat, Loconte writes in the Huffington Post, is radical, political, Islamist terrorism.
Graduate Accepts Teaching Position at Great Hearts Academies
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
Like other top schools, King’s offers a rigorous Christian education with a focus on critical thinking and persuasiveness. But education at King’s is different. What happens in the classroom quickly bleeds out into the many opportunities around the country. Catherine Allen, a graduating senior in the House of Queen Elizabeth the 1st, recently landed a job in Arizona as a teacher apprentice at Great Hearts Academies. In the Q&A below, she describes her journey and how her education at King’s contributed to her landing a job.
“Reflection and Choice or Accident and Force”
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
At a time when politics in America is struggling with deadlock and dysfunction, Professors David Corbin and Matthew Parks are investigating and applying the principles of the Federalist Papers to contemporary politics in a series of essays on The Blaze. The first essay, titled “Reflection and Choice or Accident and Force,” compares the political approach of the Founders to the politics of today.
Graduate to Teach English in China
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
Like other top schools, King’s offers a rigorous Christian education with a focus on critical thinking and persuasiveness. But education at King’s is different. What happens in the classroom quickly bleeds out into the many opportunities, not only in New York City, but also around the globe. Greg Dubois, a graduating senior in the House of C.S. Lewis, recently landed a job in China teaching English to university students. He is also the recipient of William R. Bright Award, an award given to a student who embodies a similar vision, passion and commitment to that of Dr.
The King’s College Partners with Oaks Christian Online High School
May 17, 2013 - 12:00am
New York, May 17, 2013—The King’s College, a Christian liberal arts college in New York city, has selectively partnered with Oaks Christian Online High School (OCO) to allow online, college-preparatory students the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. King’s dual-credit courses include Economics, Politics, College Writing, History, Old and New Testament Literature as well as The Fantasy and Science Fiction of C.S. Lewis.
"Boston unbowed in the face of terror"
April 24, 2013 - 12:00am
“...this random slaughter appears to have been an act of political terrorism, not just indiscriminately directed personal anger,” writes Dr. David Innes onWorldMag.com. “But as terrorism goes, it was entirely unsuccessful.”
Terrorism, Innes observes, has three goals: “mass killing, paralyzing a population with fear (i.e., terror), and softening a people to the terrorist group’s demands.” On all three counts, Innes writes, the terrorists failed.
The King's College Opens World-Class Founders’ Scholarship Competition
March 9, 2013 - 12:00am
NEW YORK -- September 3, 2013 -- As many as four talented high school seniors will be awarded Founders' Scholarships in 2014 and given the opportunity to study at The King's College tuition-free. Beginning today, the competition will be used to seek students who meet the rigorous academic standards of the college and who demonstrate exceptional speaking, writing, and leadership prowess.