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At Fishwrap Michael Sean Winters launched a smarmy attack on Samuel Gregg of Acton Institute. It seems that MSW read at least a few pages of Gregg’s book this time and came up with some negative conclusions.
To say that Samuel Gregg’s … Continue reading

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Evangelii gaudium 54 and the attack on “trickle down” economics

There is a controversial paragraph in Evangelii gaudium in which the Pope seems to be attacking “trickle-down” economics.
54. In this context, some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably … Continue reading

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Gregg’s: Are we becoming Europe?

At Acton University (follow tweets #ActonU) we are having a “blogger luncheon” and Samuel Gregg is addressing us.
Gregg is making brief remarks and answering questions about his recent book Becoming Europe: Economic Decline, Culture, and How America Can Avoid a … Continue reading

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A couple Saturday reading tips

At American Spectator there are a couple good articles.
The first is by one of the best commentators around, Samuel Gregg.  Here is an excerpt:
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Self-identified modern liberals (and secularists more generally) typically insist that justice and tolerance demand that governments shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Samuel Gregg on the new “white paper” from the Pont. Con. for Justice and Peace

From National Review Online comes a piece by the eminent Samuel Gregg, a fine scholar with his head screwed on in the correct direction. He gives some reactions to the new “white paper” as I call it from the … Continue reading

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“Pope Attacks Pathologies of Faith and Reason!” – ANALYSIS

On the site of the American Spectator my friend the great Samuel Gregg, of Acton Institute, has a piece about Pope Benedict which I bring to your attention with my emphases and comments.
Benedict XVI: In No One’s Shadow
By Samuel Gregg … Continue reading

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Joseph Ratzinger and Hans Kung: compare and contrast

Be sure to check out the latest by my friend Samuel Gregg who writes for Acton Institute.  Mr. Gregg has a fine comparison of  Papa Joseph Ratzinger and Fr. Hans Kung, sparked by the coincidental release of their respective new … Continue reading

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Benedict’s Christ is not a teddy bear: Analysis by Samuel Gregg

My friend Samuel Gregg of the Acton Institute is one of the smartest writers, commentators I know.
He has a very good piece on the blog of the Acton Institute about Pope Benedict’s book-length interview which goes beyond the Condom Conundrum.
Gregg … Continue reading

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Küng’s Malthusian Moment, observations by Samuel Gregg

The amazing Samuel Gregg of the Acton Institute has a great commentary on the dissenter Fr. Hans Küng, who recently published an “open letter” against the Pope. 
Mr. Gregg points out that in his letter Küng resorted to a Malthusian … Continue reading

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