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 […]

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 […]

Ecclesia et Civitas

The tyranny of misunderstood freedom

February 14, 2012 James Kalb 0

“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” — John 8:32. “At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the […]