Marion Montgomery’s Summa: A Journey through the American Mind

Deal W. Hudson Readers may already be familiar with the name Marion Montgomery. For many years his articles have appeared regularly in Modern Age, Hillsdale Review, This World, and Chronicles, and Crisis recently published his comment on “De-construction and Eric Voegelin” (June 1988). But the growth of Montgomery’s reputation has been spurred by the publication… Continue reading Marion Montgomery’s Summa: A Journey through the American Mind

The Clerical Smile–The Chief Obstacle to Catholic Political Participation

Deal Hudson Published May 29, 2012 When asked in 1999 to lead Governor Bush’s Catholic outreach, I assumed the chief obstacle to overcome was the deeply embedded loyalty to a distorted version of the “seamless garment” found in many of the Catholic institutions of our nation. Under this brand, the Catholic concern for the most… Continue reading The Clerical Smile–The Chief Obstacle to Catholic Political Participation