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The Great Works at the Acton Institute Open House

Tuesday, Nov. 30 - 4pm to 8pm

Kevin Schmiesing, Ph.D., is a research fellow at the Acton Institute.  He is a frequent writer on Catholic social thought and the history of economics, and is the author or editor of five books, including One and Indivisible: The Relationship between Religious and Economic Freedom; and Merchants and Ministers: A History of Businesspeople and Clergy in the United States. Dr. Schmiesing holds a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. in history from Franciscan University of Steubenville. He serves as book reviews editor for both the Journal of Markets & Morality and the Catholic Social Science Review, is second vice president of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists, and is a Research Associate at the Veritas Center for Ethics and Public Life.

Articles and Books by Kevin Schmiesing:

  • One and Indivisible: The Relationship between Religious and Economic Freedom
  • Merchants and Ministers: A History of Businesspeople and Clergy in the United States
  • Within the Market Strife: American Catholic Economic Thought from Rerum Novarum to Vatican II
  • “Another Social Justice Tradition: Catholic Conservatives,”  University of St. Thomas Law Journal , Spring 2005
  • “Review of James Fisher, Communion of Immigrants,”  Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly , Fall 2002.
  • The State of Economic Education in United States Seminaries.
  • “The Context of Economic Personalism.” Journal of Markets & Morality. Fall 2001.
  • Doing Justice to Justice. Acton Institute, 2002.
  • “Catholic Critics of the New Deal: 'Alternative' Traditions in Catholic Social Thought,” Catholic Social Science Review , 2002.
  • “Socially Responsible Investing: An Application of Catholic Social Thought” (with Gregory Beabout), Logos , Winter 2003. 
  • “John A. Ryan and the Problem of Clerical Politics,” Journal of Church and State, Winter 2003.

Latest Articles by Kevin E. Schmiesing