Colleen Carroll

Colleen Carroll, a Phillips Foundation journalism fellow, served as a speechwriter to George W. Bush, and is a news reporter and editorial writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She is also a freelance writer for several publications, including the Weekly Standard, the National Catholic Reporter, and the Catholic Digest. She earned her BA from Marquette University.


Volume 57

Guests on Volume 57: John Hare, on why morality makes sense only on Christian grounds; Clifford Putney, on "muscular Christianity" and the origins of the YMCA; Andrei S. Markovits, on modernity, sports, and soccer in America; Wilmer Mills, on time, narrative, and the sequences of life, and on two of his poems; Steve Bruce, on diversity, individualism, secularization, and the atrophy of faith, and on why rational choice theory doesn't apply to religion; Colleen Carroll, on The New Faithful: Why Young Adults Are Embracing Christian Orthodoxy; and Michael Budde & Robert Brimlow, Christianity Incorporated, on why Christianity should seem strange.