Events


Referendum on the Sixties: The Issues Behind the Issues in 2008

A version of Mr. Weigel’s remarks were published as an essay in First Things. Click here to read it. In his seventh Annual William E. Simon Lecture, George Weigel examined six crucial moments in the Sixties with an eye to how they reshaped American political culture, with effects still being felt four decades later. What a […]

Faith Angle Forum: December 2007

-Dr. John C. Green, Michael Barone, and E.J. Dionne: “The Religion Factor in the 2008 Election”
-Dr. Wilfred M. McClay: “Religion & Secularism: The American Experience”
-Dr. Stephen Prothero: “Religious Literacy: What Every American Should Know”

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Poison or Cure? Religious Belief in the Modern World

The Ethics and Public Policy Center and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University hosted a debate between writer Christopher Hitchens and Oxford University professor Alister McGrath on the role of religious belief in the modern world.

The Sixteenth Annual Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society

The Tertio Millennio Seminar on the Free Society was founded in 1992 by Michael Novak, Rocco Buttiglione, Father Richard John Neuhaus, Father Maciej Zieba, OP, and George Weigel to deepen the dialogue on Catholic social doctrine between North American students and students from the new democracies of central and eastern Europe. The seminar is built […]

Is Chivalry Dead? And Should It Be?

When feminists identified masculine chivalry towards women as a tool of oppression, they took away from men, especially young men, a whole set of cultural expectations about how to behave towards the opposite sex. And the assumption of the sexes’ equality has meant that no new code has been put in its place. The result […]

Faith Angle Forum: May 2007

-Dr. Philip Jenkins: “Global Schism: Is the Anglican Communion Rift the First Stage in a Wider Christian Split?”
-Ray Takeyh: “God’s Will: Iran’s Polity & the Challenges of the Future”
-Dr. Richard Bushman: “Mormonism & Democratic Politics: Are They Compatible?”

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The American Movie Hero

Follow the evolution of the American Movie Hero from Gary Cooper’s Sergeant Alvin York to Harrison Ford’s Indiana Jones. EPPC Resident Scholar James Bowman, film critic of The American Spectator and The New York Sun and author of Honor: A History, will host a summer film series with commentary by Leon Kass (of the American Enterprise Institute […]

Faith Angle Forum: December 2006

-Dr. Peter Berkowitz and Ari Shavit: “Israel & the Future of Zionism”
-Dr. Peter Berger: “Religion in a Globalizing World”
-Karlyn Bowman and Dr. John Green: “Understanding Religion’s Role in the 2006 Election”

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Faith Angle Forum: May 2006

-Dr. Michael Cook: “How & Why Muhammad Made a Difference”
-Dr. James Davison Hunter and Dr. Alan Wolfe: “Is There a Culture War?”
-Dr. William A. Galston: “Religion, Moral Values, & the Democratic Party”

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The Next Supreme Court Vacancy

In the event that President Bush has the opportunity to nominate another Supreme Court justice, what lessons do the successful confirmations of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito provide?  How can the Administration and its supporters best achieve another victory?  Can opponents of the nomination wage a more effective campaign? In this discussion […]