This essay is adapted from George Weigel’s 17th William E. Simon Lecture, delivered in Washington on March 6, 2018. Click here to listen to an audio recording of the lecture.
Thirty years ago, Richard John Neuhaus announced a project with a large ambition: to develop a “religiously informed public philosophy for the American experiment in ordered liberty.” Drawing on the
This article is adapted from the fourteenth annual William E. Simon Lecture, delivered on February 4, 2015. When the Catholic Church celebrated the canonizations of John Paul II and Pope John
[This article was originally delivered as EPPC’s Fourth Annual William E. Simon Lecture on January 12, 2005. It will be printed in the Spring 2005 issue of Notre Dame Magazine, and is