Voices
Daniel Philpott is a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame.
The University of Notre Dame in Indiana, seen in 2019. The university announced on Aug. 18 that in-person classes will be replaced by remote instruction for two weeks. (CNS photo/Matt Cashore, USA TODAY NETWORK via Reuters)
Politics & Society Short Take
Daniel PhilpottAugust 27, 2020
The timetable for reopening college campuses should not be driven solely by fear and risk management, writes Daniel Philpott. The University of Notre Dame is taking the right approach in returning to the classroom.
A Dec. 22, 2019, photo from a rally in Hong Kong to support the Uighurs, a Muslim minority group that has seen an estimated 1 million members detained in internment camps in China. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Politics & Society Short Take
Daniel PhilpottJune 09, 2020
President Trump may be a flawed messenger, but his administration is making significant progress in promoting global religious freedom, writes Daniel Philpott of the University of Notre Dame.
Arts & Culture Books
Daniel PhilpottAugust 22, 2019
In her new book on 'Red State Christians,' Angela Denker seeks “greater engagement and conversation at a time when America feels pulled to its extremes, when our first national impulse is to block and unfriend anyone who disagrees with us."
Faith Faith and Reason
Daniel PhilpottFebruary 20, 2019
Does the Church, as the Body of Christ, offer a response to the sex abuse scandals?
A BETTER PATH. Pakistani men at Friday prayers in the Lal Masjid (Red Mosque) on July 10, 2009, in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Daniel PhilpottFebruary 18, 2016
While the Catholic Church eventually left Christendom behind, ‘Islamdom’ still predominates among the world’s Muslim thinkers.
Daniel PhilpottNovember 12, 2012
On the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, remembering the thousands who die for their faith each year.
Daniel PhilpottMay 04, 2009
Justice and reconciliation in the aftermath of atrocities
Daniel PhilpottApril 04, 2005
Christian ethicists are far more reticent about how the United States should proceed in an Iraq exploding with car bombs than they were about whether to launch the present war in the first place. Their reserve is unsurprising, for both just war ethicists and pacifists have much to say about whether