Robert Novak–The Catholic Vote: Does It Swing?

Note: Robert (Bob) Novak was America’s premiere political reporter for decades until he died at age 78 in 2007. His work, starting at the Chicago Sun-Times and continuing through the Wall Street Journal, CNN’s “Crossfire,” and Fox News, is well-chronicled.  In 1998, the year of this article, Novak was received into the Catholic Church by… Continue reading Robert Novak–The Catholic Vote: Does It Swing?

Paul Johnson on Liberty, License & Leadership

Editor’s note,Two years after taking over Crisis Magazine I was privileged to spend the afternoon with Paul Johnson (b. 1928) and his wife Marigold in New York City. Johnson as you may recall is the author of numerous books, the most influential being his 1984 Modern Times: A History of the World from the 1920s… Continue reading Paul Johnson on Liberty, License & Leadership

Columns & Articles, Crisis Magazine 1995

Mortimer J. Adler and Multiculturalism DEAL W. HUDSON JANUARY 1, 1995 I am surprised by people who do not recognize the dangers of multiculturalism. They don’t seem to understand that there is much more at stake than “learning about other cultures.” Neither do they see the harm being done to American education and to the… Continue reading Columns & Articles, Crisis Magazine 1995

Columns & Articles, Crisis Magazine, 1996

Deal W. Hudson Sed Contra: The Whole Story January 1, 1996 During four years of college and seven of graduate school, most of it in philosophy and theology, I heard only one lecture on virtue — the virtue of art. Thus I consider it miraculous that the language of virtue has returned to public discourse.… Continue reading Columns & Articles, Crisis Magazine, 1996