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Walter Block Sets Loyola Diversity Officer Straight on Jesuit Values

In an email celebrating “Native American Heritage Month”, the Loyola University Chief Diversity Officer Sybol Anderson encouraged readers to take this time to “reflect upon our Jesuit values, such as inclusiveness and social justice …” This struck world-renowned economics Loyola… Continue Reading →

Sorry Protestants, Scripture IS Tradition

One of the main points of contention between protestants and Catholics is the principle of Sola Scriptura meaning that Holy Scripture alone is authoritative for the faith and practice of the Christian. This ideology serves to differentiate holy Scripture from… Continue Reading →

St. Teresa of Avila Reformed the Church Without Becoming a Heretic

Caesar Worship is the Default State of Mind

At the Federalist, I attempted to make the case that Christianity is so wound up in our socio-cultural experience its morality–as portrayed in the Ten Commandments–has shaped our minds in a similar way that language does. I also try to… Continue Reading →

One Can be a Good Catholic without Being a Libertarian, but Cannot be a Good Libertarian without Being a Good Catholic

I’m Mike, and I’m a libertarian Catholic. My path has been a long and winding one, with many stops along the way, but as my faith has deepened and the times have changed this two word phrase has best defined… Continue Reading →

If Kafka Had A Point: A Review of “Blythe” by John E. Kramer

When I read Kafka’s The Castle, I was confused and utterly demoralized. Blythe readers may feel the same thing about 2/5ths of the way through. You’re in a surreal alternative world with typical American teens who become trapped in a… Continue Reading →

Love Doesn’t Mean Tolerance

Pope Francis Has Forgotten the Church’s Own Grand Libertarian Legacy

Pope Francis Has Forgotten the Church’s Own Grand Libertarian Legacy Well, it’s a pretty big deal when the Pope attacks libertarianism by name. It’s even more interesting when my Spanish-language publisher believes that the Pope, in an academic paper, was… Continue Reading →

Dave Rubin Interview with Father Robert Barron

Bishop Barron (Auxiliary Bishop of Archdiocese of LA) joins Dave Rubin to discuss religion, his belief and faith, the child sex scandal that rocked the Catholic church, and more. It’s a great exploration of the confluence of libertarianism and Catholicism…. Continue Reading →

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