Publications


Suffering Through the Prism of Faith

The problem of suffering and evil presents a dilemma for Christianity, but a faithful response enables believers to experience grace and joy, even in the face of affliction.

Books for Christmas

George Weigel presents his annual list of recommendations sure to please deserving readers on your Christmas list.

Body Cameras and the Ferguson Problem

Requiring police to wear body cameras may make justice more attainable in some cases, but even video evidence will not convince those who are determined to believe a particular narrative.

A Monumental Shame

The noble idea to build a memorial to Dwight Eisenhower has become a classic Washington boondoggle, an object lesson on how not to build a memorial in that city.

How to Replace Obamacare

The ACA cannot be displaced with abstractions and good intentions. What’s needed is a workable and politically viable plan.

Lessons from Dietrich von Hildebrand

The wisdom of Catholics who resisted the Third Reich offers some guidance to those today who grapple with the quandaries of political modernity.

The Media’s Irresponsible Ferguson Coverage

The effort by the left broadly, and journalists more specifically, to turn the events in Ferguson into a morality play was a shame; and in the end, it probably helped fuel the violence that occurred before and after the grand jury’s decision.

The Price of Dodd-Frank Isn’t Cheap

Dodd-Frank is the poor stepchild of Obama-era enactments, receiving far less attention than Obamacare, but its contribution to the stagnant economy deserves more recognition.

Lessons from the 1995 Strategy

To be trusted with control of the White House in 2017, Republicans will need to demonstrate that they have the strategic vision, tactical skill, and ability to execute on a coherent agenda between now and the next presidential election.

Conservatism Is Gratitude

There is no better time than Thanksgiving to reflect on the many blessings that Americans continue to enjoy, not least of all the founding principles that EPPC and its scholars have consistently sought to defend and promote.

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