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Interview: George Weigel On Our Turbulent Times And The Way Forward

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel speaks with Catholic Digest about his latest book and offers some ideas on how average Christians can cope with the changes of postmodernity — and perhaps even make a contribution to restoring order in society.

The Summer Reading List

The vacation season is an opportunity to escape TwitterWorld and do some serious reading. These books will help make your summer enjoyable, instructive, or both.

EXCERPT: George Weigel’s New Book The Fragility of Order: Catholic Reflections on Turbulent Times

In his latest book, one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals brings thirty-five years of experience in Washington and Rome to bear in analyzing the turbulence that characterizes world politics, American public life, and the Catholic Church in the early twenty-first century.

Interview: George Weigel on Moral Order, the Current Mess, and a Theological Reading of History

EPPC’s George Weigel talks with Catholic World Report editor Carl E. Olson about his new book, which includes chapters on World War I, foreign policy, Benedict XVI’s Regensburg Address, American political culture, John Paul II and humanism, and the recent Synods in Rome, among others.

Interview: George Weigel Discusses The Fragility of Order on CNS News

George Weigel argues in his new book that for America to maintain a political culture that protects liberty it must first rebuild the moral culture needed to sustain that political culture.

Air Turbulence and the Resurrection

It’s entirely possible to hold fast to the truth that Jesus of Nazareth was raised by God to a new form of bodily life after his crucifixion and be deeply concerned about the state of the Church today. But it’s not possible to know the Risen Lord and to indulge in despair.