Randall Smith

About Randall Smith

Randall B. Smith is Professor of Theology and holds the Scanlan Foundation Chair in Theology at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. He was also the 2011-12 Myser Fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture.

A Republic, If You Can Keep It

By |2020-08-14T16:58:56-05:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: American Republic, Constitution, Education, Politics|

Too often foundations support particular political causes rather than supporting the even greater need for a citizenry schooled in the Constitution. But if we really want to make a difference in our nation, I suggest funding courses on the Constitution and the Founding documents in every high school, college, and university in the country. [...]

The Taming of the Adolescent Male

By |2018-02-13T22:07:37-06:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Culture War, Equality, Feminism|

The largely-forgotten rules of etiquette were part of an overall project of turning testosterone-driven male lust into meaningfully-directed male courtship. Parents have to remember that teaching their children how to dance, how to date, and how to court and be courted is their job… I had to apologize for my species again today. Not the [...]

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