Articles by John Courtney Murray
- The Crisis of Church-State Relations in the U.S." Joseph A. Komonchak (editor). [In 1950, Msgr. Montini, number 2 man in the Vatican Department of State, asked John Courtney Murray to write a memorandum on Church-State relations in the United States, the subject of considerable controversy not only between Catholics and others but also among American Catholics. Fr. Komonchak discovered a copy of this memorandum in the papers of Clare Boothe Luce in the Library of Congress and another in the papers of Card. Stritch of Chicago. He published the text, with an introduction in The Review of Politics].
- America's Theologian: An Archive of Articles by John Courtney Murray America
- Published and Unpublished Works By John Courtney Murray, S.J. Woodstock Theological Center Library. Georgetown University.
Excerpts from Books
- Religious Freedom: John Courtney Murray, S.J. and Vatican II, by Francis Canavan, S.J. Faith & Reason Summer 1987.
- We Hold These Truths and More: Further Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition, by Donald D'Elia. Chap. 5 in We Hold These Truths and More: Further Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition The Thought of Fr. John Courtney Murray, S.J. and its Relevance Today. 62-76. Steubenville, OH: Franciscan University Press, 1993.
- The Truths They Held: The Christian and Natural Law Background to the American Constitution, by Robert R. Reilly. Chap. 6 of We Hold These Truths and More: Further Catholic Reflections on the American Proposition. The Thought of Fr. John Courtney Murray, S.J. and its Relevance Today. Edited by J. D'Elia & Stephen M. Krason. Steubenville, OH: Franciscan University Press, 1993.
On the thought of John Courtney Murray
- Murray's Mistake: The political divisions a theologian failed to foresee, by Michael Baxter. America 09/23/13.
- Fifty Years Ago in 'America': John Courtney Murray on 'Pacem in Terris', by Tim Reidy. America 04/29/13.
- The Civic University, by Stephen M. Fields, S.J. First Things 161 (March 2006): 12-15.
- He Held These Truths Robert W. McElroy. America 02/07/05.
- American Catholics and the State, by Gregory A. Kalscheur. America 08/02/04. "We need to draw again on Murray’s insights if we are to do justice to the critical question of what it means to be an American Catholic engaged in public life in our pluralistic democratic society."
- Does John Courtney Murray's Defense of Freedom Extend to Economics? An Austrian Perspective. Markets & Morality Vol. 5, No. 2. Fall 2002. The Acton Institute.
- Citizen Murray, by J. Leon Hooper, S.J. Boston College magazine. Winter. 1995.
- "What would John Courtney Murray say? On abortion & euthanasia", by Todd David Whitmore. Commonweal, Oct 7, 1994. [Well worth reading, but not one I can find at the moment - Christopher]
- Religious Freedom, Truth & American Liberalism: Another Look at John Courtney Murray, by David Schindler. Communio Winter 1994.
- John Courtney Murray and the American Catholic Experience, by Michael Tortolani. 1993 Lord Acton Essay. The Acton Institute.
- John Courtney Murray, S.J., and Religious Pluralism. Panel discussion on "the formative influence that religion and American political life have on each other" with J. Leon Hooper, S.J., Woodstock fellow and Murray scholar; Os Guinness of the Trinity Forum; and Michael J. Perry of Northwestern University Law School & moderated by Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, editor of Commonweal. Woodstock Report, March 1993, no. 33.
- A Contested Legacy, by James Finn. Book review of John Courtney Murray and the American Civil Conversation, ed. by Robert P. Hunt & Kenneth L. Grasso. First Things 30 (February 1993): 54-57.
- "John Courtney Murray: Reliable Interpreter of Dignitatis Humanae?", by Fr. Brian W. Harrison. Part I Living Tradition No. 33, Jan. 1991.; Part II Living Tradition No. 34, March 1991.;
- An Unfinished Argument: John Courtney Murray, Dignitatis Humanae and the Catholic Theory of the State, by Professor Kenneth L. Grasso, Department of Political Science, Southwest Texas State University. [Lecture Series].
- The Enduring Problems of Religious Liberty, by Charles M. Whelan. America 11/30/85.
- Economic Justice for Some? - Is Murray's Discourse Ethic a Serious Alternative to Class Warfare, as an instrument of Public Policy Formation?, by Dennis P. McCann. DePaul University, Chicago, IL.
- The Silencing of John Courtney Murray, by Joseph A Komonchak. - "Here is an essay, the fruit of a lot of research, that explains how it was that John Courtney Murray found his views, at least the views attributed to him, condemned as “erroneous” by the Holy Office and was then advised by his Jesuit superiors to pursue other areas of inquiry."