Administration

“The press wants to write the 100-day story. They asked: ‘What’d you do in the first 100 days?’ And I said, ‘I built my team.’ And they responded, ‘Yes, but what legislation did you pass? What did you accomplish?’ And I...

Skepticism

“The Church offers today the last asylum for one type of mind which the Middle Ages would hardly have expected to find among the faithful: that of the skeptic.  Obviously, I mean the skeptic, the man who suspects the origins of his own belief, as well as those...

Faith

“When I recall Jesus remarking to Pilot, ‘You can do nothing to me that’s not allowed by my Father,’ my tendency is to then recall the torture, humiliation and the crucifixion.  What I tend to neglect is the resurrection, the conquest, the...

Knowledge of the Past

“Most of all, perhaps, we need intimate knowledge of the past. Not that the past has any magic about it, but because we cannot study the future, and yet need something to set against the present, to remind us that the basic assumptions have been quite different...

Political Theory

“A realistic political theory must begin not with rational adults calculating their interests but with the helpless infant who needs a network of love and care to become a rational adult.” – Nancy Pearcey