Paul Seaton

33 articles , classics , forums & book reviews by Paul Seaton.
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God in the Declaration

The theology limned in the Declaration is very much a political theology, what one could call, in hindsight, fledgling America’s civil religion.

Creation concept

Religion of Humanity

Under a flashing neon sign proclaiming “human unity,” contemporary Europeans would have humanity arrest all intellectual or spiritual movement.

Protest Sign

What Are They Thinking?

Liberalism entered a decidedly different phase, where formal equality & equality of opportunity were to be replaced by real equality & measureable results.



What is this distinctive form of life, human life, open to the pursuit of self-transcending, even self-forgetting knowledge and seeks a habitable home.

Paul Seaton is associate professor of philosophy at St. Mary's Seminary and University.