Selected Essays

Two Nations, Revisited

Trudeau, Buttigieg, Harris, Yang: Identity Politics Eats Its Own

The Bulwark, September 21, 2019.

 

Two Nations, Revisited

The Lure of Androgyny

Commentary Magazine, September 19, 2019.

 

Two Nations, Revisited

Goodbye to "So What?"

First Things, September 13, 2019.

 

Two Nations, Revisited

Understanding the ‘Pop’ in Populism

The American Conservative, September 3, 2019.

 

Two Nations, Revisited

Identity Politics Runs Much Deeper than Politics

National Review Interview, August, 27 2019.

 

Two Nations, Revisited

Redeeming the Prodigal Father

The Catholic Thing, August 6, 2019.

Two Nations, Revisited

Two Nations, Revisited

National Affairs, Fall 2018.

 

THE PROPHETIC POWER OF HUMANAE VITAE

The Prophetic Power of Humanae Vitae

First Things, April 2018 

Pro-Life baby feet

Why the Pro-Life Movement Will Live Long and Prosper

First Things, Jan 23, 2018

 

Eminem and Ghandi

Eminem and Gandhi Are Right

The Weekly Standard, Jan 18, 2018

 

Red and pink winter hats

The Zealous Faith of Secularism

First Things, Jan 15, 2018

 

Portrait of Mary Eberstadt

Where the Revolution Has Led: An Interview With Mary Eberstadt

Catholic News Agency, Nov 20, 2017

 

Fr. Arne Panula

A Fisherman On K Street

The Catholic Thing, Nov 2, 2017

 

MICHAEL NOVAK BY THE SEA

Michael Novak by the Sea

First Things, May 2017.
 
The Glamour of Good: Kate O’Beirne

The Glamour of Good: Remembering Kate O’Beirne

The Catholic Thing, April 29, 2017
 
How Protests Against Donald Trump Reveal a Class Divide

How Protests against Donald Trump Reveal a Class Divide

TIME, February 2017
 
Progressivism Is as Progressivism Does

Progressivism Is As Progressivism Does

Weekly Standard, July 2015
 
The Left Has a Religion — the Supreme Court Just Proved It

The Left Has a Religion: The Supreme Court Just Proved It

National Review, June 2016
 
Why Animal Lovers Should Abhor Planned Parenthood

Why Animal Lovers Should Abhor Planned Parenthood

National Review, August 2015
 
THE NEW INTOLERANCE

The New Intolerance: An Adaptation of the First Annual First Things Lecture,

First Things, March 2015
 
 
From Campus Bullies to Empty Churches

From Campus Bullies to Empty Churches

 
You Are More Important than You Know

You Are More Important Than You Know

Commencement address to Seton Hall University, National Review Online, May 2014
 
A Case for the Moral Consideration of Animals

A Case for the Moral Consideration of Animals

National Review Online, October 21, 2013
 
The Real Made Sacred

The Real Made Sacred: On Seventeenth Century Spanish Sculpture

 
Mothers in Combat Boots

Mothers in Combat Boots

Policy Review, No. 159, February 2010
 
 
KAREN NOVAK, 1938–2009

Remembering Karen Novak, 1938-2009

First Things, November 2009
 
My Irving Kristol and Ours

My Irving Kristol and Ours

The Weekly Standard, October 2009
 
PRO-ANIMAL, PRO-LIFE

Pro-Animal, Pro-Life

First Things, June 2009
 
Is Pornography the New Tobacco?

Is Pornography the New Tobacco?

Policy Review, No. 154, April 2009
 
Junk Food

Is Food the New Sex?

Policy Review, No. 153, January 2009
 
Family Image

The Vindication of Humanae Vitae

First Things, August/September 2008
 
 Eminem

Eminem is Right: The Primal Scream of Teenage Music

Policy Review, No. 128, December 2004
 
 

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