You have arrived at the home page of Francis J. Beckwith, a philosopher who publishes and teaches in the areas of religion, jurisprudence, politics, and ethics.

He is Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies at Baylor University, where he also serves as Associate Director of the Graduate Program in Philosophy and Affiliate Professor of Political Science.

Recent books

Never Doubt Thomas: The Catholic Aquinas as Evangelical and Protestant (Baylor University Press, 2019)

Taking Rites Seriously: Law, Politics, and the Reasonableness of Faith (Cambridge University Press, 2015)













Professor Beckwith quoted by Stephen Colbert on The Late Show