In debates over law, politics, and political theology, one of the most frequently heard questions is “who decides?” But this is really two very different questions, one that is entirely sensible and indeed inescapable, while the other is a font of confusion, error and…
Are common good conservatism & political Catholicism dangerous threats to “democracy” & stability?The “Herod objection” has taken many forms over the…
Keeping the Patient Sick and Barely Alive
In a haunting recent essay, Sam Kriss writes that “we are living in an age of ambient unwellness.” It’s a phrase I’ve been thinking about a lot. Our…
Shitao (石涛), “Village at the Foot of the Mountains,” 1699 “An authentic humanity, calling for a new synthesis, seems to dwell in the midst of our…
When the Left Loses Faith in Progress
Christian criticism of liberalism isn’t just academic. It arises as a result of the attempt to live a Christian life in modern, liberal society. Gladden…
One of the themes I intend to explore through The Postliberal Order is our view of the human person. It’s well-known that early liberals conceived of…
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