Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Alan Wolfe

Political Scientist, Sociologist, Writer and Editor, Director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

"stands in the sharpest possible contrast to freedom,"

"Morality… timeless, transcendental, absolute"

"which is transient, inconsistent and dependent"

"on mere circumstance."