Carson Holloway

February 19, 2014

What to Make of Woody Allen, Hollywood, and Contemporary Culture?

Most of us will never in this life know the truth about the recent allegations of child sexual abuse leveled against Woody Allen by Dylan Farrow.
February 13, 2014

The Fun of Morality

Many modern people–maybe many people at any time–think that morality is an impediment to their fun.  Almost any human being can sympathize with this view.  But
February 11, 2014

A Notre Dame Professor Urges the Pope to Rethink Abortion: Part 2

In a recent post I discussed what I think are some of the problems with Notre Dame professor Gary Gutting’s invitation to Pope Francis to rethink
February 4, 2014

Liberalism’s Biggest Lie: If You Like Your Morality, You Can Keep Your Morality

A lot of attention has been paid to President Obama’s less than forthright efforts to sell the Affordable Care Act when it was still pending before
January 30, 2014

A Notre Dame Professor Urges the Pope to “Rethink Abortion”

Writing at the website of the New York Times, Gary Gutting, a philosophy professor from the University of Notre Dame, invites Pope Francis to “rethink” the
January 28, 2014

The Underground Thomist

  Thomas’s legacy lives on, of course, in the lives and thought of the many Catholic scholars who have been influenced by him and who work to apply
January 23, 2014

Why Don’t We Hear More Sermons on Marriage and Contraception?

As Stephen White noted, Cardinal O’Malley of Boston is quite right to suggest that liberal institutions like the New York Times give far more evidence of
January 16, 2014

Four Reasons to Like “Frozen”

A couple of weeks ago I took the young Holloways to see Frozen, the new Disney family picture.  On second thought maybe I should say that
January 14, 2014

“Is the Lord to be thus repaid by you?” A Message from Deuteronomy

The morning prayer of the Church contains a canticle derived from the book of Deuteronomy that includes this striking passage: For I will sing the Lord’s