Archive for July 2015

Iowa Conference on Presidential Politics

Dr. Jeff Taylor, Professor of Political Science at Dordt College, invites you to attend the Iowa Conference on Presidential Politics. It will be held October 29-31, 2015, on the campus of Dordt College. The conference will be a national, cr...

The Pope and the Plowman

Wendell Berry and Pope Francis have been drinking from the same well of living water.  I dig into the connections between the pope and the plowman at First Things.

Tonight in Grand Rapids

I’ll be speaking tonight at St. Isidore’s in Grand Rapids as part of their “Fortnight for Freedom” series. My topic is “Two Cities: Can Catholics and Liberals Co-exist?” You’ll have to attend to fin...

Summer Reading is for Everyone

“Then shall we carelessly allow the children to hear any old stories…?” Plato, Republic Summer is a time for stories. There is a great tradition of taking stories seriously, even, and sometimes especially, ‘non-serious’ or leisure reading. ...