Ecclesia et Civitas

Liberalism, Catholicism, and the Good

May 8, 2012 James Kalb 0

Many people today find it obvious that what’s good is getting what we want, justice is getting it equally, and social justice is an overall system that promotes those goals in every setting. If you […]

Sojourns with Schall

The Ryan Lecture

May 1, 2012 James V. Schall, S.J. 0

“Look, it is rare in American politics to arrive at a moment in which the debate revolves around the fundamental nature of America democracy and the social contract. But that is exactly where we are […]

Ecclesia et Civitas

God and Liberal Modernity

March 7, 2012 James Kalb 0

“How were we able to drink up the sea? Who gave us the sponge to wipe away the entire horizon? What did we do when we unchained the earth from its sun?” — Friedrich Nietzsche […]