Dr. Vincent Phillip Muñoz joins Al to discuss America’s Founding Fathers and the relationship between church and state. Plus, Susan Hanssen on St. John Henry Newman.
God and the Founders: Madison, Washington, and Jefferson
Right now, religious liberty violations are showing up across the country. Those on the political left generally argue that there is supposed to be a wall between the religion and the state. But is this actually what the Founding Fathers envisioned? Dr. Vincent Phillip Muñoz joins Al to discuss this.
Thinking Chesterton, Thinking Newman
British and American scholars have recently began devoting more attention to the 19th-century revivals of Catholicism in the English speaking world. One of the central figures was John Henry Newman, who would later inspire GK Chesterton. June 19 is the anniversary of St. John Henry Newman’s canonization as the first male American saint, and we’ll talk with Susan Hanssen.