How Should We Make the Case for Marriage?

This is not a small question. For evangelicals, the first place we go–and the ultimate source from which we draw–is God’s Word. Scripture is authoritative and normative, not simply for our Sunday gatherings, but for all of life. So our support of marriage–the permanent union between a man and a woman–is grounded in God’s formation [Read More...]

Making Men Moral: James Stoner on John Rawls and the “Aristotelian Principle”

The biography of James Stoner, the conference’s third speaker: “Professor James R. Stoner, Jr. has teaching and research interests in political theory, English common law, and American constitutionalism. He is the author of Common-Law Liberty: Rethinking American Constitutionalism (Kansas, 2003) and Common Law and Liberal Theory: Coke, Hobbes, and the Origins of American Constitutionalism (Kansas, [Read More...]

Are Laws Really That Powerful in Today’s World?

Have you heard claims from some that abortion rates have recently fallen due to Clinton-administration efforts?  And that laws, whether state or federal, have no bearing on abortion rates in America?  If you’re like many (most?) Americans, and you’ve heard both claims, here are some stats for you from an article by Michael New on [Read More...]


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