George is also the author of numerous books -- including Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality
, In Defense of Natural Law
, The Clash of Orthodoxies: Law, Religion, and Morality in Crisis
, published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute
. In The Clash of Orthodoxies
, drawing on natural-law philosophy, he challenges liberalism's claim to represent the triumph of reason and argues that on controversial issues -- such as embryonic stem-cell research, abortion, euthanasia, homosexuality, and same-sex marriage -- traditional Judeo-Christian beliefs are actually rationally superior to secular liberal alternatives.
His most-recent book is Embryo: A Defense of Human Life
, with Christopher Tollefson. With the University of Chicago's Jean Bethke Elshtain
, he also co-edited 2006's The Meaning of Marriage: Family, State, Market, & Morals
, and he has written countless scholarly articles and book reviews.