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.
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
In his most recent column, Pat Buchanan notes the recent Pew survey that indicates that America has become less Christian over the last several years. In 1990 86% of Americans said they were Christi... More
It often seems that the culture of the United States is headed in a direction that faithful Catholics cannot approve, and this makes them wonder what they should do to face a future that might turn ou... More