Publications


National Interest, National Purpose: Reimagining Morality and Foreign Policy

The United States was the first modern polity to claim political legitimacy on the basis of its recognition of certain truths, hard-wired into the human condition, about the human person and freedom. It would be unworthy of us not to take that history seriously as we think about our responsibilities in the world in the twenty-first century.

The Moral Universe of Timothy Keller

In a conversation with EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner, Dr. Tim Keller discusses his own journey to faith, the theology of suffering, the role of faith in politics today, and more.

Red-State Death, Blue-State Health?

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman uses ‘deaths of despair’ as a partisan bludgeon.

The Cross Over the Manger

Advent is a season of hope because we believe that the One who makes things whole is on His way.

A Last Chance for Australian Justice

The highest judicial authority in Australia will review the Cardinal George Pell case in 2020.

Sorry, Trump Supporters. The Republican Party Needs RINOs.

Georgia’s Gov. Brian Kemp will reportedly appoint businesswoman Kelly Loeffler to the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Johnny Isakson. Conservatives are unhappy about this, but Kemp’s decision could be a political masterstroke.

Remembering Rob Odle

Rob Odle was a sterling exception to that world of legal gamesmanship, and it was, and is, attorneys like him who make Washington work, when it does.

Conservatives’ Debate over Their Future Is Going to Be Bitter and Fierce

The blowback over Sen. Marco Rubio’s recent speech at Catholic University shows that debate over conservatism’s future is going to be bitter and fierce.

Trump’s War-Crimes Pardons Weaken Our Military’s Moral Fiber

An ethically upright military takes decades or even centuries to build. It can be undone much more quickly.

The Reformed Liturgy, 50 Years Later

Fifty years ago, the Catholic Church marked the First Sunday of Advent with the universal implementation of the revised Roman Rite of the Mass, approved by Pope Paul VI in response to the Second Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy. And the liturgy wars broke out in earnest.