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.
What is the sense of the faithful regarding the morality of contraception? For that matter, what is meant by the expression "the sense of the faithful"? These questions came up for me earlier tod... More
Most of us will never in this life know the truth about the recent allegations of child sexual abuse leveled against Woody Allen by Dylan Farrow. Only Allen and Farrow absolutely know what happened.... More
In a recent post I discussed what I think are some of the problems with Notre Dame professor Gary Gutting's invitation to Pope Francis to rethink the Church's teaching on abortion. That post got rat... More
A lot of attention has been paid to President Obama's less than forthright efforts to sell the Affordable Care Act when it was still pending before the Congress. He told voters that the law would ha... More
Writing at the website of the New York Times, Gary Gutting, a philosophy professor from the University of Notre Dame, invites Pope Francis to "rethink" the Church's position on the question of abortio... More
As Stephen White noted, Cardinal O'Malley of Boston is quite right to suggest that liberal institutions like the New York Times give far more evidence of being obsessed with same-sex marriage and cont... More