Friday, May 06, 2005

Liberal? Conservative? Thomist!

In his latest essay, Fr. Schall, SJ, clarifies and points out a much needed distinction:
When I am asked whether I am a "liberal" or a "conservative," I reply that I am a "Thomist." Needless to say, Thomas, who was once considered a liberal Whig, is now considered a hopeless conservative, even though what he actually held defies such simple categories.

For the rest of "On Being Neither Liberal nor Conservative," go here.

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