A Marriage of Personal Convenience: The Unity of Economic and Social Conservatism

By |2014-12-30T16:55:37-05:00November 20th, 2012|Categories: Bruce Frohnen, Civil Society, Conservatism, Natural Law, Neoconservatism, Social Order|Tags: , |

Over on the First Things blog, Robert George has blessed us, yet again, with the conventional and convenient wisdom of (Catholic) neoconservatism. The post, titled “No Mere Marriage of Convenience: The Unity of Economic and Social Conservatism,” is a sustained argument for just how convenient this marriage of utility and principle really is, and [...]

What is Marriage?: Reply to Objections

By |2017-06-26T12:20:45-05:00December 29th, 2010|Categories: Culture, John Creech, Marriage, Natural Law, Politics|Tags: |

As indicated in my essay last week on Dr. George’s article addressing the “gay marriage” question, following is a summary of his responses to certain objections. My summary of the main thrust of his argument can be found here and the complete text of Dr. George’s article can be found here. Objection I: Some, [...]

What is Marriage?

By |2017-06-26T11:46:58-05:00December 23rd, 2010|Categories: John Creech, Marriage, Natural Law|Tags: |

Dr. Robert George, professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, recently weighed in on the “Gay Marriage” debate. In his article, “What is Marriage?,” published in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Dr. George argues that the common good of our society requires that we legally enshrine the traditional view of marriage and [...]

The Persuasiveness of Natural Law

By |2017-06-19T10:48:41-05:00October 29th, 2010|Categories: John Creech, Natural Law|Tags: |

Robert George This past Wednesday night, Dr. Robert George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideas and Institutions at Princeton University, gave the keynote address at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston’s annual Red Mass. The Red Mass marks the traditional beginning of the judicial year and [...]