Carson Holloway is a political scientist and the author of The Way of Life: John Paul II and the Challenge of Liberal Modernity (Baylor University Press), The Right Darwin? Evolution, Religion, and the Future of Democracy (Spence Publishing), and All Shook Up: Music, Passion and Politics (Spence Publishing), and the editor of a collection of essays entitled Magnanimity and Statesmanship (Lexington Books). His articles have appeared in the Review of Politics, Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy, Perspectives on Political Science, and First Things. He is a regular contributor to the online journal The Public Discourse. Holloway was a 2005-06 William E. Simon Visiting Fellow in Religion and Public Life in the James Madison Program at Princeton University. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Northern Illinois University in 1998.
Many Catholics and other Americans are no doubt wondering about the implications of the same-sex marriage case for the future of religious liberty. That is a discussion the country is certainly goin... More
Pope Francis has a reputation for sometimes saying surprising things. In some cases, however, the surprise arises not because he said something unusual, but because the people reacting to him did no... More
Sometimes certain environmentalists criticize the Bible as the root of disregard for and disrespect for nature. They think that modern, western nations have shown a remarkable desire (and ability) t... More
The National Post has a rather unfair and somewhat revealing attack on the pope's encyclical by a writer named Colby Cosh. Not all of the criticisms are unfair. For example, Cosh notes the pope's... More
Many Catholics oppose the use of capital punishment--at least in countries like the United States--on the grounds that it is no longer necessary to protect society from the wrongdoer. This is a reas... More