Both Marc Thiessen and his critics have misunderstood an important moral distinction on the question of torture.
Critics of home-schooling need to be tutored about the nature of education and the family.
As we attempt to revive the global financial system, it may be time to reconsider the long tradition that warned against the dangers of borrowing.
The controversial Tariq Ramadan’s latest book promotes a “Western” version of Islam. Is he the “Muslim Martin Luther”?
A recent First Things article on natural law misses the mark.
Are we prepared to acknowledge the moral stakes in Obama’s new push against “Don’t ask, don’t tell?”
A political scientist explains why the concept of “strict scrutiny” is alien to the Constitution and why it poses a threat to a constitutionally defensible judicial review.
The Supreme Court’s bad ruling in the DC handgun case may soon undergo a drastic and very damaging expansion.
True liberal education should teach us that we do not only give ourselves away: we become ourselves by the gift.
The Witherspoon Institute’s summer seminars help the university accomplish its purpose: to teach students to work together to pursue truth with humility and dedication.
The humanities are declining because too many humanities scholars are alienating students and the public with their opacity, triviality, and irrelevance.
True liberal education should teach us that we do not only give ourselves away: we become ourselves by the gift. We become who we are by forgetting to think about who we are.
In her memoirs of teaching at Hunter College for nearly forty years, Alice von Hildebrand shows aspiring academics the importance of perseverance, courage, and love in the face of hostility toward one’s moral and religious views.
College students, like everyone else, want to be happy. Educators should help them ground this desire for happiness in acts of virtue.