In “Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama,” Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Garrow successfully upends the entire narrative of Obama’s life, calling his memoirs “historical fiction” and explaining, through hundreds of interviews, how Obama created a narrative in order to win political power. He joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss that fascinating story.
Renowned author and social critic Os Guinness joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the collapse of the Christian consensus, globalization, populism, and how Christians should respond in the age of Trump.
At the Chateau Laurier following the Association for Reformed Political Action’s God & Government Conference, Jonathon Van Maren gave the closing speech to the conference attendees.
Pierre Lemieux, candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, is running to replace Stephen Harper–and he’s a social conservative. He joined Jonathon to discuss social conservatism in Canada, and how Canadians are responding to his message, and what we can do next.
For years, Jessica Neely was one of the most popular porn stars in the industry. She saw what really went on, up close and personal. When she left, she embarked on a new mission: To tell the truth about the porn industry wherever she could. She joined Jonathon Van Maren to tell her story.
Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer, two Irish journalists who covered the story of mass killer and notorious Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, have co-authored the book Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer. McElhinney joins Jonathon Van Maren to tell the story.
Michael Wear, one of the youngest White House staffers in modern American history, served in the Barack Obama Administration for several years, facilitating evangelical outreach during the 2012 campaign. He recently authored the book “Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America. He joined Jonathon Van Maren…
Dr. John Foubert, an expert on sexual assault prevention and pornography, joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss what our culture can do to combat the porn pandemic. His new book has recently been released, and is full of vital information that provides a road map to what has unfolded over the past two decades.
Rod Dreher, author of The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, How Dante Saved My Life, and now The Benedict Option, joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss how Christians are to respond to a post-Christian age. Dreher blogs daily over at the American Conservative, discussing the challenges Christians face in a secular age.
JJ McCullough is an editorial cartoonist and columnist, writing regularly for Loonie Politics and the Washington Post, as well as publishing recent essays in publications such as the National Review. He joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the future of conservatism in North America.