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Vincent Miller is Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture at the University of Dayton. He is the author of Consuming Religion: Christian Faith and Practice in a Consumer Culture

In All Things
Vincent J. MillerOctober 17, 2012
When I heard that Robert George McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University offered a critique of On All of Our Shoulders A Catholic Call to Protect the Endangered Common Good my pulse raced a bit nbsp The debate had been joined nbsp As a contributor to and signer of the doc
In All Things
Vincent J. MillerOctober 17, 2012
When I heard that Robert George McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University offered a critique of On All of Our Shoulders A Catholic Call to Protect the Endangered Common Good my pulse raced a bit nbsp The debate had been joined nbsp As a contributor to and signer of the doc
In All Things
Vincent J. MillerSeptember 20, 2012
Since ldquo redistribution rdquo is in the news these days I thought it might be valuable to offer some passages from Benedict XVI rsquo s 2009 encyclical Caritas in Veritate on the theme nbsp He uses the term 8 times nbsp The basic concept of redistribution is accepted as moral obligation to
In All Things
Vincent J. MillerSeptember 19, 2012
This isn rsquo t from a secret video it s from the untranscribed portion of Ryan rsquo s 2005 speech at the Atlas Society rsquo s ldquo Celebration of Ayn Rand rdquo nbsp It fits well with the Romney video because it makes clear that middle class entitlements ldquo so called defined benefit p
In All Things
Vincent J. MillerSeptember 07, 2012
ldquo Can one vote for Romney if it means a 6 or 7 or God forbid 8 percent increase in the number of abortions in America If it means ANY increase in the abortion rate If it means thousands of new deaths among the unborn rdquo Steve Schneck rsquo s argument at a Democrats for Life Panel in Ch
In All Things
Vincent J. MillerSeptember 07, 2012
ldquo Can one vote for Romney if it means a 6 or 7 or God forbid 8 percent increase in the number of abortions in America If it means ANY increase in the abortion rate If it means thousands of new deaths among the unborn rdquo Steve Schneck rsquo s argument at a Democrats for Life Panel in Ch
In All Things
Vincent J. MillerJune 23, 2012
Robert Sirico s well financed defenses of libertarian economics often rise to the level of self-parody but his statement in the NY Times story on Duquesne University s scandalous attempt to fight a union for adjunct instructors is astounding in its ignorance or mendacious misrepresentation of the b
In All Things
Vincent J. MillerJune 07, 2012
I rsquo ve wrestled with the USCCB Religious Liberty campaign for some time I support its big-picture goals but so much about its tone argument timing and politics leaves me concerned None of that seemed worth putting in a post Michael Moreland rsquo s helpful sympathetic engagement with rd
In All Things
Vincent J. MillerApril 26, 2012
Under fire for misrepresenting Catholic Social Teaching before his speach at Georgetown Congressman Ryan aimed to debunk the urban legend that he is follower of Ayn Rand in an interview at The National Review ldquo I reject her philosophy rdquo Ryan says firmly ldquo It rsquo s an atheist p