Human Flourishing

The Religion of American Liberalism

The question for Christians, left, right, and middle is not whether we will argue about a national identity, but rather which identity will define the country.

Duty and Faith

Elizabeth always continued on – duty, faith, and family at the heart of her mission. While Western Europe lost its faith, she held fast.

One Less Irony

Niebuhr realized that an overweening faith in the powers of human rationality was a severely misplaced and perpetual threat which has reemerged in 2022 America. 

It’s Okay To Run For School Board

Political action, in the form of running for a school-board seat, is not the abdication of discipleship or a self-serving act to win the culture war.

Turkey: the Dissident Prison

With the 2023 presidential elections looming, the Turkish government is escalating its aggression against dissident journalists, human rights defenders, and Kurdish political activists in the country.

How the Church Can Counsel Us During the Next Pandemic

As Promisel and Russell have argued, the Catholic Church’s teaching on solidarity should serve as a signpost for the US to navigate the next pandemic

Government’s Two-Edged Sword

The Christian challenge is to identify a role for good government to restrain evil alongside other God-given institutions while at the same time establishing robust means to check the evil of government.

An Aquinas Americans Can Reason With

Thomism and liberalism are not hopeless enemies: a review of The Christian Structure of Politics: On the De Regno of Thomas AquinasJe

Was Jesus a Pacifist?
The Holy Week Reader: Monday — A Savior Who Overturns Tables

The cleansing of the temple reveals the character of our Messiah and is a model for those who would follow him.

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