Symposium: The Christian Imagination

Explore our month-long discussion of what Christian creators have to offer to inspire the world.

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“Education Reform” As We Know It Isn’t Enough

During her time at the John Jay Institute, Brittany Corona ’12 developed a passion for civil society. Now she’s a leading national proponent of a deeper kind of education reform.

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National Security in the American Constitutional Order

The Sons of the Revolution, in collaboration with the John Jay Institute, presents an essay contest examining the relevance of "The Federalist," and the Constitution it explains, to contemporary national security debates.

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The Future of Religion and Democracy

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali's recent lecture waded into tough territory.

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About John Jay

John Jay (1745-1829) was arguably the most religious, social, and politically conservative of the principal founders of the American Republic. Named for this important American founder, the mission of the Institute is to prepare committed men and women like Jay for leadership in public life. It is our vision to raise up men and women of high principles who are characterized by the virtues of wisdom and justice, truth and mercy, prudence and courage. Clearly there is a pressing need for leadership today. In response, the Institute offers residential fellowships for college graduates aspiring to public vocations as well as various educational resources for anyone interested in exploring the nexus of religion and public life.
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Upcoming Events

Oct
3
Field Study: Andalusia and Pennsbury Join the Fall 2014 Fellows as they tour the beautiful Andalusia estate and historically based Pennsbury Manor.
Oct
10
Field Study: Brandywine Battlefield and Fort Mifflin Join the Fall 2014 Fellows for a retelling of the story at Revolutionary War Era sites Brandywine Battlefield and Fort Mifflin.
Oct
17
Field Study: Gettysburg Join the Fall 2014 Fellows as they embark on a tour of the key battlefield in turning the American Civil War toward its end.

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Recent Publications

Reverse Feminism in Eastern Europe by Marty Manor Mullins
C.S. Lewis on Power by Michael Ward

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