The 1987 study that led to the welfare reform of 1994.
Institutions are not the same as ideology; a history.
“Michael Novak … shows the insubstantiality of the long-celebrated Protestant Ethic…” Robert Nisbet
A “how-to” book for liberation from poverty and tyranny.
The book that changed the evaluation of liberation theology around the world.
The 1984 Lay Letter that anticipated themes in Centesimus Annus.
The 1982 Lay Letter that sparked changes in bishops’ letters around the world.
A pioneering work in the use of “story,” “horizon” and “sense of reality” in religious studies.
“Novak cogently makes the connection between the cultivation of character and national virtue…” Charles W. Colson
How a Catholic Whig theory of liberty amends liberal theories.
How corporations liberate the poor.
A story of the greatest labor massacre of the 19th century.
“…a superbly useful book. It kept me up until three this morning…” Daniel P. Moynihan
Leading authors on the three systems of liberty — political, economic, and moral/cultural.
“A fascinating collection of essays on the centrality of faith and culture in our economic life.” Wall Street Journal