Cultivate friends you disagree with, as well as those with whom you agree, because together you’ll locate the soft spot in your own thinking and find common ground to build on.

– Robert P. George

Although both my grandfathers encountered ethnic prejudice, they viewed this as an aberration – a failure of some Americans to live up to the nation’s ideals. America in their eyes was a land of unsurpassed blessing. It was a nation of which they were proud and happy to become citizens.

– Robert P. George

People who are aware that they are making contestable assumptions are much more likely to recognize that reasonable people of goodwill can, in fact, disagree — even about matters of profound human and moral significance.

– Robert P. George

Meet Robert P. George

American legal scholar, political philosopher, and public intellectual, Robert P. George serves as the sixth McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.

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Upcoming Events

Professor George to Address the Annual Meeting of the International Alliance for Christian Education

February 11 7:00 pm 8:30 pm | Virtual

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Latest Writings

Robert P. George is author or co-author of more than 500 articles and books.

Articles & Essays

A moral voice

Published Date: December 30, 2020

Jewish Review of Books December 30, 2020 A couple of years ago, my wife and I had the honor of having as our house-guests in Princeton Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, of blessed memory, and his wife, Elaine. The morning after their arrival, Rabbi Sacks and I were up early, ahead of our wives, and met […]

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Books

Mind, Heart, and Soul: Intellectuals and the Path to Rome

Published Date: October 31, 2018

In a series of fascinating interviews, a cradle Catholic (Robert P. George) and an adult convert (R. J. Snell), offer the stories of sixteen converts, each a public intellectual or leading voice in their respective fields, and each making a significant contribution to the life of the Church. Mind, Heart, and Soul is a Surprised […]

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Music

A West Virginia native, Robby George is a blue grass banjo and guitar player, often combining his “picking” with conversation to both entertain and educate his audiences.

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Multimedia

Robert P. George has appeared on numerous reputable talk shows, often speaking with or debating men and women across the proverbial aisle, to provide his opinions of topics of national concern.

Is America’s Government Secular?

Published Date: November 29, 2021 | Source: PragerU

Was America founded to be a secular nation? In other words, does religion have no role in American politics or public policy-making? The answer is more complex than you might think. Robert George, Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, explains.

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