Mormonism and Natural Law

That's the title of my latest entry over at The Catholic Thing. Here's how it begins: With the increasing likelihood that Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee for President, it is important for Catholics and other Christians to reflect on some concerns raised by Damon Linker in a 2007┬áNew Republic article. Linker argues that Mormon theology does not have important resources that traditional Christians have at their disposal, such as natural-law theory.Although LDS writings say little … [Read more...]

J. Budziszewski: A Primer on Natural Law

This is a nice interview of my friend, J. Budziszewski, Professor of Government and Philosophy at the University of Texas. The gentleman interviewing J is Any Nash of Inside Academia. Here's an outline of the interview, as found on the YouTube page on which the video has been embedded:1:30 -- What is Natural Law? (3 mins) 5:00 -- We're not at war with our nature when we reason (40 sec) 6:00 -- How discipline and virtue define character (1 min) 8:00 -- Challenges of a disordered moral culture … [Read more...]


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