Daily Archives: February 5, 2013

Ambrose’s Nixon: The Education of a Politician 13

In my latest reading of Nixon: The Education of a Politician, Stephen Ambrose talked about Dwight Eisenhower’s wavering over whether or not Richard Nixon would be his Vice-Presidential candidate in 1956. Why was Eisenhower thinking about dropping Nixon?  First, there … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , ,

John Courtney Murray and Reflections on Religion in the Public Square

For my write-up today on The Search for God at Harvard, I’ll use as my starting-point something that Ari Goldman says on pages 117-118 about the Catholic thinker John Courtney Murray’s stance on church and state: “On writing on church-state … Continue reading

Posted in Political Philosophy, Politics, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,