James Schall SJ

Rev. James V. Schall SJ taught political science at Georgetown University for many years. He is the author of numerous books.

On ‘living in the present’
27 Apr 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: freedom, history, rights
When history is bunk, so much else is too.

Should you retreat from the public square?
9 Mar 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Benedict Option, citizenship, public square
More and more people are opting out of civic engagement. It's a big mistake

Is there room for mercy in an unjust world?
16 Dec 2015 | ABOVE |  
tags: forgiveness, justice, mercy, Pope Francis
Yes, if we ask for forgiveness

What universities can learn from the three wise monkeys
30 Nov 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, political correctness, truth
The truth hurts, so it will always be "offensive", says a political philosopher.

An “act of war”
17 Nov 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Islam, Paris Attacks 2015, terrorism
Without an intellectual response to the challenge of ISIS, it will not be defeated.

What causes this terrorist scourge?
27 Jul 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, Islamic extremism, Muslim-Christian dialogue, terrorism
Militant Muslim extremists must be confronted intellectually as well as militarily.

Why the Resurrection?
2 Apr 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, Easter, Jesus Christ, religion
Easter is a time to reflect upon the deepest meaning of Christianity's central event.

On the beheading of Christians
10 Mar 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Egypt, ISIS, Islamic State, Libya, martyrdom
How many more martyrs will ISIS create as it seeks to extend the caliphate?

Lessons from Paris
15 Jan 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Charlie Hebdo, Islam, terrorism
Muslims should use this crisis to prove that being human and being religious are compatible.

The reason for the season
18 Dec 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, Christmas
Christmas Day 2000 years ago really did change the world for ever.

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