Dr. Francis Beckwith — Statecraft as Soulcraft

Do Christians belong in the public square? Should we check our faith at the door of political discourse? Why do these questions matter in a free society?

Michael Hernon, vice president of Advancement at Franciscan University, leads this timely discussion on statecraft as soulcraft with Dr. Francis Beckwith, professor of philosophy and church-state studies at Baylor University and author of Politics for Christians, and panelists Dr. Regis Martin and Dr. Scott Hahn of Franciscan University’s Theology Department.

Download the handout: “Statecraft as Soulcraft”


Dr. Francis J. Beckwith — Taking Rites Seriously?: How Courts and Scholars Diminish Religious Belief

Dr. Francis J. Beckwith, Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies at Baylor University, delivers his talk entitled “Taking Rites Seriously?: How Courts and Legal Scholars Diminish Religious Belief.”  Dr. Beckwith’s talk was part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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