The Unreal Vortex

Critical Theories & the Rule of Law

Imagine that your neighborhood is under attack. You and your neighbors arm yourselves and go out to fend off the attackers. You hear a roar and feel the ground tremble. You look up. You see the attackers approaching.

They are a line of tornadoes.

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Adam MacLeod is Professor of Law at Faulkner University and a Research Fellow of the Center for Religion, Culture and Democracy. This essay is derived from a talk he gave at the “Formed” conference at the Anglican Church of the Redeemer in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on September 1, 2022, which was co-hosted by the American Anglican Council.

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