- 2017 Application is Closed - Acton University 2017: June 20 - 23

“Post-Consensus” Culture and Natural Law

Session 5 - Thursday, June 22 - 9:00 AM to 10:20 AM

Intermediate Course

This lecture argues for the necessity of finding an appropriate language – a moral grammar, if you will – by which to engage fellow citizens living in a “post-consensus,” “post-everything” cultural climate. Natural law seeks to create that “bridge.” Building upon St. Paul’s model of being “all things to all men” and presupposing the law “written on the heart,” the lecture considers three groups of important cultural issues – human rights, human dignity, and human justice – as a means of such “bridge”-building.

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