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Patrick Allitt

The Challenge of Catholic Thought

What studies have followed Patrick Allitt’s excellent 1993 book, Catholic Intellectuals and Conservative Politics?  I admire the work of Kristin Heyer who continues to write very interesting stuff on the prophetic witness of the Catholic Church since the mid-1980s.  And there are collections of books, many of them filled with essays on law and natural law, on Catholic critiques of liberalism.  But has there been a book that takes the straight-up intellectual history approach of Allitt’s volume to the period after 1983?I ask because I am working through questions about the kind of vacuum that Richard John Neuhaus’s The Naked Read more