Patrick F. Fagan

Dr. Pat Fagan has been a grade school and college teacher, a therapist specializing in child, family and marital issues, executive director of a small think tank, a Senate staffer, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Family and Social Policy at HHS under President George Herbert Bush, a Senior Fellow of Family and Culture at the Heritage Foundation, and founder and Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Initiative ( http://www.MARRI.us ) first at Family Research Council, now at The Catholic University of America. 
He is publisher and editor of Marripedia.org, has authored over thirty synthesis papers and has commissioned dozens of original research projects in marriage, family, child development and religious practice.  He and his wife Theresa have eight children and twelve grandchildren.



A prenuptial for indissoluble marriages
18 Aug 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, marriage, prenuptials
For couples aiming at ‘forever’.


Chastity, family life and the future of religious freedom
27 Jun 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: chastity, family values, religious freedom
Science supports chaste family culture, but it must have freedom.


Malleable human nature: the black hole of culture
21 Jun 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: anthropology, child wellbeing
To be strong, families today must build their own culture.


Growing family culture locally: the church
15 Jun 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags:
Migration makes the local church as a home even more necessary.


The global culture each child needs
8 Jun 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family values, rights of the child
A mother and father united in marital love.


The supermen who will save Gotham City
29 May 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: chastity, dating
Girls don't have to settle for hookups. There are chaste men to be found.


Culture spotting: the celebration of new life
15 May 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family values
There's a lot to look forward to.


Moral lessons: how church and state differ in what they teach
10 Mar 2017 | ABOVE |  
tags: Church and State, morality
When they are fairly well aligned on moral issues society goes smoothly.


The most important correlation in all of social science
13 Feb 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage duration, monogamy
Number of sexual partners and duration of first marriage.


Freedom of community: the next frontier in societies that work
23 Jan 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: community, religious liberty
Individuals and families need a wider space in which to flourish.


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