The Economic Vision of Pope Francis, a Pontiff for the Poor
When Pope Benedict XVI announced his retirement, most evaluations of his pontificate prominently featured the adjective “conservative.” Yet, this same pope, as well as his …By Michael Sean Winters
Can Political Theology Save Secularism?
Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believer’s Guide to the Uses of ReligionBy Alain de BottonPantheon Books, 2012. The Faith of the Faithless: Experiments in Political TheologyBy …By David Sessions
Ryan’s Catholic Problem? A Century of Papal Teachings
Congressman Paul Ryan’s economic views are at odds with more than 100 years of Catholic social teaching. It is no wonder that he’s had trouble …By Michael Sean Winters
How Your View of God Shapes Your View of the Economy
In recent decades, “big tent” conservatism has seemed on the brink of collapse, its poles buckling under competing constituencies with “values” voters in one corner …By Paul Froese