Peters, Nathaniel
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The Rise of the Nones

The rise in numbers of people with no religious affiliation reflects the emergence of a new faith rather than a loss of faith altogether. As America's religious norm changes from Christianity to therapeutic deism and spiritualized progressivism, we will find more people challenging longstanding protections of human dignity and religious liberty.

Date posted: 2019-08-31

Respect for the Dignity of Every Human Person: The First Pillar of a Decent Society

Human dignity begins when human life begins, with the fusion of an egg and sperm in fertilization to create a new human being. Debates about human dignity begin with whether embryonic and fetal life is worthy of the same protections as more mature human life.

Date posted: 2018-12-13

Theology, Not Politics, Will Shape the Future of the Church

The Church's own history teaches us that her theology matters more than her politics. Now as in the past, those who make robust arguments that coherently develop our understanding of Christ and his message will endure, while those whose arguments diminish the meaning of the cross and resurrection are likely to pass away.

Date posted: 2018-08-19

The End of Meaningless Sex

Donna Freitas's new book on the hookup culture rightly encourages students to see its harms, but fails to give them moral reasons for opting out of it.

Date posted: 2013-10-15

Why Sexual Integrity Isn't Out-of-Date

A book about sex by J. Budziszewski uses natural law arguments to persuade young adults of the moral benefits of purity. On the Meaning of Sex's strengths show where to begin: by offering an eloquent, engaging description of the beauty of men, women, and sexuality.

Date posted: 2012-08-03