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from Undergraduate Chapel: Spring 2015
by Tom Copeland, Tyler Hormel, and Cody Storm
February 13, 2015
Dr. Tom Copeland speaks at the 2015 AS Elections Chapel. He speaks about the importance of participating in and praying for local and national governments, including student governments. 2014-2015 ...
from Torrey Honors Institute Lectures
by Joe Henderson
May 1, 2014
Dr. Joseph Henderson discusses the life and philosophy of John Milton to provide context to his poem, Paradise Regained. He points out the shifting political climates that characterized Milton's so...
by Matthew Wright
April 28, 2014
Dr. Matthew Wright considers how the political common good can be accurately defined. He surveys a variety of influential writings on the topic and reasons through these arguments. Dr. Wright consi...
from Center For Christianity, Culture and the Arts Guest Lectures
by Fiona Price
April 10, 2014
Dr. Fiona Price considers the ideas of liberty and government presented in the historical narratives written in response to the French Revolution. Dr. Price considers how these ideas are developed ...
by Gilbert Meilaender
April 10, 2014
Dr. Gilbert Meilaender considers the nature and ethicality of force. He draws on a variety of classical and medieval writings, including those of St. Augustine. Dr. Meilander concludes that force c...
by Robert P. George
March 6, 2014
Dr. Robert P. George of Princeton University speaks on the role of constitution and the public good in government. He carefully argues that the public good is best served by a limited government th...
by J. Budziszewski
October 10, 2013
The American constitutional order is in large part defined by the protection of individual rights. But how does this focus affect our ability to discuss and appreciate common goods -- real human va...
from Undergraduate Chapel: Fall 2012
by Brian Stiller
October 31, 2012
Looking broadly at world politics, Dr. Brian Stiller prompts his audience to hold a global perspective of Christianity that will influence how they respond to and interact with American culture and...
from POSC 225: Survey of American Government
by Scott A. Waller
May 2, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains the powers of the judicial branch and how its role has changed over time.
April 25, 2012
Dr. Scott Waller explains the powers of the legislative branch and the process of lawmaking.