Francis J. Beckwith is Professor of Philosophy & Church-State Studies, Baylor University, and 2016-17 Visiting Professor of Conservative Thought and Policy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Among his many books is Taking Rites Seriously: Law, Politics, and the Reasonableness of Faith (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

On God, the Moral Law, and Losing Your Mind

Friday, December 9, 2016

Mea Maxima Culpa: Who Am I to Judge?

Friday, November 25, 2016

The Revenge of the Bitter Clingers

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Colin Kaepernick’s Conscience and Religious Liberty

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Rock-ribbed vs. Faint-hearted Liberalism

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Learning, Dialogue, and the Responsibility of the Listener

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Violinists, Samaritans, and Love

Thursday, July 21, 2016

How God is Incomprehensible, Simple, and a Trinity

Monday, July 11, 2016

Who is God?

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Conservatism at the Crossroads

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Giving Reasons for Faith

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Mormons, Evangelicals, and the “orthodox” God.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Truth is Rarely Safe

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Remembering My Father

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Making America Great Again?

Monday, February 1, 2016

Shun False Paths to Power

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Why Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Liberalism and the Future of Taking Rites Seriously

Thursday, December 3, 2015

The Joys and Burdens of Being Both Evangelical and Catholic

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Diversity Paradox

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The President, the Pope, and The Green Book

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Why Kim Davis Matters

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Materialistic Dogmas and Bad Conclusions

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Fallacies, Fashions, and Religious Liberty Cases

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Dignity Never Been Photographed

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Jeb Bush’s John Kerry Moment

Friday, June 19, 2015

Our Voyage, and Bruce Jenner’s

Thursday, June 4, 2015

St. Anthony, Pray for Us

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Theology, Science, and Pope Pius XII

Friday, January 16, 2015

God Is Not a Scientific Hypothesis

Friday, January 2, 2015

Who Is Adam Gopnik Arguing With?

Friday, December 5, 2014

Immigration and the Questions Rarely Asked

Friday, November 21, 2014

“Vote the Man, Not the Party” is Bad Advice

Friday, October 24, 2014

Reason Is More than Just Arguments

Friday, September 26, 2014

Should I Like Football?

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Unavoidability of “Reasonable” Religion

Friday, August 15, 2014

Good Philosophy Answering Bad

Friday, August 1, 2014

On “Slippery Slopes”

Friday, July 18, 2014

Sola Scriptura Secularism and Hobby Lobby

Friday, July 4, 2014

Love Weaker than Commerce

Friday, June 20, 2014

The Problem with God’s “wonderful plan for you”

Friday, June 6, 2014

Mere Consent and the Abolition of Human Dignity

Friday, May 23, 2014

Trouble in Mind

Friday, April 25, 2014

Justice Kagan, You Gotta Serve Somebody

Friday, March 28, 2014

What “Freedom of Worship”?

Friday, March 14, 2014

Why Privatizing Marriage Can’t Work

Friday, February 14, 2014

The Griswold Gambit?

Friday, January 31, 2014

The Closing of the Secular Progressive Mind

Friday, January 17, 2014

The Day I Met Jesus in Las Vegas

Friday, January 3, 2014