‘Justice’ Archive

Reno vs. Sirico: A Debate on Economic Justice November 22, 2017 No Comments

I rarely link to videos, much less watch them myself.  But this one I actually did.  It contains a debate between two scholars on economic justice, both of them, interestingly enough, identified as ‘conservative’.  They are Rusty Reno, editor of First Things magazine, and Robert Sirico, ordained priest and head of the social justice think tank […]

California Law and Sex Partner Switch April 17, 2013 No Comments

This is a strange story. A man got a woman to sleep with him by pretending [in the dark, I suppose] to be her boy friend. Now apparently if you impersonate a husband in this way, it is rape under California law, but not to impersonate a boyfriend. The judges recommended that the legislature fix […]

Prison not the Answer: the Veterans-Only Court and Brother’s Keepers May 7, 2012 No Comments

What these war veterans do for each other models what the Body of Christ, especially in smaller groups, is supposed to be like.  These vets are “moving from a highly disciplined environment where violence is normal to an unstructured environment where violence is prohibited.”  So they are their ‘brother’s keepers’ in a way rarely seen […]

Does Justice Equal Entitlement: A Book Review March 18, 2011 No Comments

  Marvin Olasky, one of the most saintly people I know, has also done a review of Timothy Keller”s new book, Generous Justice. I’m sure it is superior to mine. Nevertheless, I think I have something to say. Timothy Keller, the innovative pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church PCA in New York City, has come out […]