Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman, whose Feast Day has just passed by (October 9–the date of his conversion), was one of the most interesting, penetrating, and important minds by which the Church has been graced. 357 more words
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These are complex times for the freedom of speech, and one of the most interesting of the new complications is the revival of blasphemy laws, once thought vanquished by secular thinkers and political actors. 184 more words
Here’s another new paper of mine: On the Uses of anti-Christian Identity Politics. The abstract is below.
This short essay, written for a conference on “Faith, Sexuality, and the Meaning of Freedom” held at Yale Law School in January 2017, briefly explores the emerging phenomenon of anti-Christian identity politics. 262 more words
The place of religion in the American presidency is a source of endless historical and political interest. But Franklin Delano Roosevelt is not too often highlighted by scholars and biographers interested in this particular genre . 244 more words