Friendship and the Threshing Floor

Ruth 3:1–4:18 By Neil Dhingra Ruth, the Moabite, widowed, bereaved, loyal and faithful to mother-in-law from Israel. — Graham Kings, “Ruth” In a recent lecture on friendship, Alasdair MacIntyre says it r... Read More...

Seek the Peace of the City

By John Bauerschmidt Alasdair MacIntyre’s 1981 book, After Virtue, was published in the same year I began my seminary training, and I owe it an intellectual debt. McIntyre’s analysis of “The Enlightenment pr... Read More...
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Mere Catholicism

What does it mean to be a Catholic university? Alasdair MacIntyre, perhaps the most influential living philosopher, believes the answer to this question involves a significant place for the Catholic philosophical tradition.