Neither Left Nor Right, But Catholic . . . Is The Church In America Prepared To Confront The Secular Culture?
By STEPHEN M. KRASON (Editor’s Note: Stephen M. Krason’s Neither Left nor Right, but Catholic column appears monthly, sometimes bimonthly. He is professor of political science and legal studies and associate director of the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life at Franciscan University of Steubenville. He is also cofounder and president of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists. (Among his books is The Transformation of the American Democratic Republic, along with two edited volumes, Child Abuse, Family Rights, and the Child Protective System and The Crisis of Religious Liberty. His most recent book, which he edited, is Challenging the Secular Culture: A Call to Christians, forthcoming from Franciscan University Press. This column originally appeared in Crisismagazine.com.) + + +…Continue Reading