The challenges of contending for moral principle in a social-cultural climate variously described as “post-traditional,” “post-literary,” “post-civilized,” “post-modern,” “post-Protestant,” and most importantly, “post-Christian” are surely daunting. This session, which promises a lively conversation with its audience, will seek to demonstrate the importance of natural-law moral reasoning in our attempts to “translate” moral truth in creative yet responsible ways to our contemporaries.
- Robert Benne, Good and Bad Ways to Think about Religion and Politics. (Eerdmans, 2010)
- J. Budziszewski, What We Can’t Not Know: A Guide. (Spence, 2003 [=Ignatius, 2003])
- J. Daryl Charles, Retrieving the Natural Law: A Return to Moral First Things. Current Issues in Bioethics. (Eerdmans, 2008)
- David F. Forte, ed. Natural Law and Contemporary Public Policy. (Georgetown University Press, 1998)
- Robert P. George and Christopher Wolfe, eds. Natural Law and Public Reason. (Georgetown University Press, 2000)
- Heinrich A. Rommen, The Natural Law: A Study in Legal and Social Philosophy and History. Trans. T.R. Hanley. (Liberty Fund, 1998)