Matt McManus analyzes philosopher Charles Taylor’s account of modernity—unpacking both the contributions and limits of Taylor’s work.
Klaus Yoder profiles Law and Order Catholicism and points towards a non-dualistic vision of faith and safety.
Christopher Cruz recounts the history of the Young Lords and how their activism calls Christians to use our political power for the many.
Matt McManus reviews Patrick Deneen’s Regime Change and critiques the autocratic and aristocratic postliberal future it offers.
Milton Friedman’s ideas continue to exercise a profound influence on our political and economic imagination. On the sixtieth anniversary of Capitalism and Freedom, Adam Kotsko explores the uncanny relationship between Friedman’s neoliberalism and Christian theology.
Frederick Douglass’ famous Independence Day address took a rhetorical scalpel to the lofty self-image and founding texts of America. With political and religious fervor, he drove home the contradiction between republican values and chattel slavery.