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.
Last month I blogged about Pope Francis's remarks against the idea of a "self-referential" Church. The Church, the Pope believes, must reach beyond itself, must seek to bring the Gospel to those on ... More
On Saturday Reuters put out an article on a woman in Kentucky who took part in a ceremony purporting to make her into a Catholic priest. I'd like to make two points about the article. In the firs... More
Many American liberals regard Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, as a right-wing extremist. For some years he has used a pledge against tax increases very effectively, getti... More