The Unfashionable Statesmanship of John Courtney Murray

A Reminder of Reality in an Ideological Age

SymposiumMurray’s We Hold These Truths: 1960 and Today Bruce P. Frohnen We Hold These Truths is about “the American Proposition,” that is, the American public philosophy that once shaped our civil social order. More importantly, it is about truth, about the reality...
The Unfashionable Statesmanship of John Courtney Murray

This Nation Under God

SymposiumMurray’s We Hold These Truths: 1960 and Today Richard M. Reinsch II America is a country split apart. There is little room for authentic conversation, civility, and compromise between opponents, Left and Right. Even more disturbing is the rise of ruination of...
The Unfashionable Statesmanship of John Courtney Murray

Murray, Sixty Years On

SymposiumMurray’s We Hold These Truths: 1960 and Today William Gould John Courtney Murray’s justly celebrated We Hold These Truths, published six decades ago, was written with two distinct but related aims in mind. The first was to establish that Catholicism and...
The Unfashionable Statesmanship of John Courtney Murray

Murray and 21st-Century Challenges

SymposiumMurray’s We Hold These Truths: 1960 and Today Mary C. Segers Sixty years ago, Sheed & Ward published John Courtney Murray’s We Hold These Truths: Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition, a now-classic book explaining how and why Roman Catholics...
What We’re Reading, Summer 2019

What We’re Reading, Summer 2019

A baker’s dozen of Bookman contributors and friends share their summer reading plans. Bruce Frohnen This summer I will read some about the state of our republic, and some about the state of our souls. Of course, the two are related. I hope to learn more about their...

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