Lecture: Flannery O’Connor and the Vision of Grace


Remember the very first episode of Sacred and Profane Love?  It was on Flannery O’Connor and Redemptive Love with my favorite Hillbilly Thomist, Thomas Joseph White, O.P. Anyway, I recently gave a lecture at the University Club in downtown Chicago titled, “Flannery O’Connor and the Vision of Grace”, which I am posting for those who are interested in how the thought of Thomas Aquinas informs O’Connor’s artistic vision.

What Good is Happiness? A Dialogue Between Economics and Philosophy


Thanks to  The Veritas Forum and The Lumen Christi Institute (among others), I participated in a dialogue with Professor Jonathan Masur about the nature of happiness.  Professor Masur is a subjectivist about happiness and (unsurprisingly) I strongly disagree!