Society

The Case for 'Truth U'

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Jonathan Haidt, in his article “Why Universities Must Choose One Telos: Truth or Social Justice,” observes that the University is undergoing a crisis of identity.

The Cardinal Virtues of Our Time

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Prudence, courage, temperance, and justice—the four cardinal virtues. Present throughout Christian and classical traditions both, these four virtues have steered Western thought for millennia, capturing, along the way, the imaginations of humanity’s greatest minds.

Conservatism and the Art of Catechesis

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The word catechism has fallen out of usage in American vernacular, but it remains an important concept. It refers to “a series of questions, answers, or precepts used for instruction in pedagogical situations.” To understand our current situation as a nation, we should return to an understanding of this term.