On Sunday, March 12, First Things contributor Bronwen McShea and editor R. R. Reno will be discussing McShea's new historical biography, La Duchesse: The Life of Marie de Vignerot—Cardinal Richelieu's Forgotten Heiress Who Shaped the Fate of France (Pegasus Books).
Join us on Tuesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. to hear Matthew B. Crawford give the sixth annual First Things Lecture in Washington, D.C. at The Heritage Foundation's Allison Auditorium (214 Massachusetts Avenue NE).
Join us on Monday, February 20 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Atlanta, Georgia for a conversation with Mark Bauerlein on “Living a Christian Life in an Increasingly Secular World.” Registration form below.
Now in its 35th year, the Erasmus Lecture brings world-renowned speakers to New York—including Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, Archbishop Timothy Dolan, Gilbert Meilaender, and Rabbi Jonathan Sacks—to address an audience of over five hundred people each year. The lecture also appears in the pages of First Things and on FirstThings.com.
What does “Jesus is Lord” mean in a liberal political culture like our own? What kind of public authority should religious believers seek for God’s revelation? Join us as First Things editor R. R. Reno sits down with New York Times columnist and prolific author Ross Douthat for a timely conversation