by and on September 11th, 2018

Abraham Kuyper’s teachings help us to rightly value the created order. They also help us understand the ways in which the “common grace” of God preserves the social order through the state, the family, and the dignity of individual work.

by on August 21st, 2018

A full vision of the social structures of human flourishing must include three elements: the economic, political, and moral-cultural.

by on March 21st, 2018

The Christian quest for the common good is not reducible either to the simple aggregate of individual goods or to the promotion of the needs of the collective at the expense of the one.

by on January 16th, 2018

The arrogance of the Jedi and the Sith needs to be replaced with a deep sense of failure and humility, out of which fruitful service and sacrifice can grow. In this way, The Last Jedi is the Star Wars film we need right now, even if it isn’t the one we want or deserve.

by on October 30th, 2017

On the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, it is worth returning to the thought of Martin Luther, particularly his understanding of vocation.

by on June 6th, 2017

The relationship between Edmund Burke and Adam Smith underscores a fundamental connection between virtue and liberty.

by on January 12th, 2017

For Christians who wish to restore our society, the writings of Leo XIII and Abraham Kuyper can provide a set of guiding principles.

by on January 20th, 2016

The destruction of the Jedi order was due, in large part, to their persistent blindness to the deep, essential, and ineradicable power of familial love. The Skywalkers can bring balance to the Force because they unite it with love learned through family.

by on April 9th, 2015

Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life left a vital legacy of civil courage rooted in transcendent truth. His death is an example of joyful hope amidst suffering.

by on September 25th, 2014

In helping developing countries to increase their economic prosperity, we must remember that human welfare cannot be reduced to material realities.