Karl E. Johnson

Karl E. Johnson is Director of Chesterton House, a Center for Christian Studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. This review first appeared on the Chesterton House weblog (www.chestertonhouse.org).

The Decline of the Secular University (C. John Sommerville, 2006)


There are, to over-generalize only slightly, three basic ways of understanding the relationship of religion to public life. First, there are those who believe…