The new health care law has endangered longstanding protections on conscience. We must act to address them or risk creating a dangerous precedent.
Another reason the analogy between same-sex marriage and interracial marriage fails.
Under the new health-care law, pro-lifers may have to accept inferior health plans, rather than wrongly pay into abortion providing ones.
Expansive and expensive welfare programs have brought European social democracies to the verge of catastrophe. Now the dynamics of democracy may be an impediment to economic reform.
Are market economies friends or foes of the environment?
More on the red-state blue-state abortion debate: a response to Koppelman, Carbone, and Cahn
An adapted commencement address arguing that traditional building provides us with a durable and beautiful built environment, which in turn provides the best physical and spatial context for the inventiveness and daring that modern life demands.
The recent actions of New Jersey governor Chris Christie have stirred up a political storm, but they are a reminder of the principles that underlie our politics.
Our failure to engage in substantive political debate can tempt us to write our opponents out of the political community.
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.