December 19, 2016
December 15, 2016
The value of trust—and how to create it
November 11, 2016
Edward Feser, with a nod to Thomas Aquinas, discusses whether there might be such a thing as virtuous Schadenfreude. As Feser puts it, “On the one hand, the suffering of a person is not as such something to rejoice in, for suffering, considered just by itself, is an evil…. Continue Reading...
November 03, 2016
Human flourishing is a universal goal
January 15, 2016
7 Figures: The Dangers Kids and Teens Face
November 25, 2015
Nature, Grace, and Thanksgiving
In this week’s Acton Commentary, “Cheap Grace and Gratitude,” I extend the notion of “cheap grace” beyond the realm of special or saving grace to the more mundane, general gifts of common grace. Continue Reading...
May 09, 2014
G.K. Chesterton on the work of mothers
Our discussions about faith-work integration often focus on paid labor, yet there is plenty of value, meaning, and fulfillment in other areas where the market may assign little to no direct dollars and cents. Continue Reading...
November 06, 2013
Envy and Wanting What Others Have
August 15, 2013
Worry is a Poverty Trap
May 15, 2013