Jen Psaki and Joe Biden, like the tremendous majority of those who support legal abortion, are understandably reticent when it comes to questions of what exactly occurs in an abortion procedure, what exactly it means for a woman to exercise her “right to choose,” and who exactly is dwelling inside of a pregnant mother.
Tolkien’s books are timeless because they present a vision of goodness and beauty, far better than what is offered today by those appropriating his greatness to serve the latest intellectual fashions.
EPPC Fellow Jennifer S. Bryson has translated the lecture “Trusting the Church,” delivered in 1970 by Ida Friederike Görres.
If the Church lives from the Eucharist and yet the people of the Church don’t participate in the Eucharist as often as they should, or don’t understand what they’re celebrating and receiving when they do, then the Church suffers from a serious eucharistic deficit. Those ordained to leadership in the Church are obliged to do something about that.
Law and culture almost always need some reform, but the work of racial justice begins, not with systemic critique, but with love based on the recognition that we are all children of God.
EPPC Fellow Erika Bachiochi will offer remarks reflecting on the themes of her new book, The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision, which offers an original look at the development of feminism in the United States and proposes a philosophical and legal framework for rights grounded in our responsibilities.
The resolution on abortion that was passed at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville was well-intended but woefully flawed. It offers no exception for the life of the mother, and it opposes incrementalism. Those two items are serious shortcomings that would lead to the loss of more innocent lives, not fewer.