The Unfashionable Statesmanship of John Courtney Murray

The Unfashionable Statesmanship of John Courtney Murray

SymposiumMurray’s We Hold These Truths: 1960 and Today Hunter Baker John Courtney Murray is often thought of as the American Catholic who did the most to bridge the gap between the American constitutional tradition and the Church of Rome on the relationship between...

The Kind of Man Modernity Can Afford

Adventures of an Accidental Sociologist: How to Explain the World Without Becoming a Bore by Peter L. Berger. Prometheus Books, 2011, 264pp, hardcover, $26.A good friend studied sociology at Boston University where Peter Berger spent much of his career. He recalls...

On the Matter of Authentic Conservatism and Political Faith

From Billy Graham to Sarah Palin: Evangelicals and the Betrayal of American Conservatism. By D. G. Hart. Eerdmans, 2011. 237 pages. $25. With this book and his earlier A Secular Faith, Daryl Hart has put his force of persuasion strongly behind the idea of a secular...

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