Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

George Weigel


Featured Publication

  • The Moral Foundations of Freedom: Lessons from the Religious Encounter with Democracy 30 May 2000 | OP76
    What happens when a society loses it moral capital? Can democracy thrive in a value-neutral environment? These are just some of the questions asked by one of America’s most respected theologians and commentators on religion and public life.  
    What happens when a society loses it moral capital? Can democracy thrive in a value-neutral environment? These are just some of the questions asked by one of America’s most respected theologians and commentators on religion and public life.  
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Media & Commentary

  • Democracy's Dark Shadow 24 October 2000 | The Australian Financial Review
    The collapse of communist regimes in east central Europe in the revolution of 1989, followed within 20 months by the collapse of the Soviet Union itself, seemed to vindicate the most exuberant claims of the world’s democrats. John Paul II,…
    The collapse of communist regimes in east central Europe in the revolution of 1989, followed within 20 months by the collapse of the Soviet Union itself, seemed to vindicate the most exuberant claims of the world’s democrats. John Paul II,…
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