Robert K. Vischer is the dean of the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, where he holds the Mengler Distinguished Chair in Law. He is the author of Conscience and the Common Good: Reclaiming the Space Between Person and State.
A court decision compelling businesses to cater to same-sex weddings is a lazy response to the challenges of a pluralist society.
A wave of recent books has left the distinct impression that the harnessing of religious ideals to political power has ushered in a new Dark Ages in American public life In God and the Welfare State Lew Daly departs from the trend of near-hysterical claims by exploring the religious underpinnings
Notwithstanding the widely publicized campus ruckuses that have sprung up annually over performance of The Vagina Monologues Catholic universities are not the only institutions of higher education struggling over questions of Christian identity It is true that such universities as Harvard Yale an