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  • 26 Feb 2024
    David Lay Williams, Matthew W. Maguire

    Rousseau and Democracy

    2024 promises to be a year of decision for democracies worldwide, with important elections scheduled in Taiwan, Venezuela, Mexico, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Several of these elections are taking place in countries with relatively fragile democracies, and  where the voters themselves are uncertain about the political health and stability of their […]

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  • 12 Sep 2023
    James Bernard Murphy

    The Case for the Prophetic Office

    When we think of a prophet, we might well imagine a bearded and eccentric biblical seer delivering God’s judgment on his people. But the prophetic office did not end with the sealing of the biblical canon. Thomas Aquinas said that God would always raise up new prophets for the reform of the Church. Inspired by […]

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  • 11 Aug 2023
    Waller R. Newell

    ARISTOTLE ON POLITICAL DEBATE

    It has been widely observed that in recent years political debate has degenerated into ever more aggressive partisan mudslinging and character assassination, with no room for a reasoned and non-rancorous discussion of competing alternatives in assessing the policy issues of the day.  This trend is only likely to intensify as we enter a Presidential election […]

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