"For Love of Neighbor" is a new documentary film offering a hopeful vision for Christian engagement in politics. Click here to learn more.

The Constitution: Understanding America's Founding Document

Constitution We are excited to announce the release of a new Values & Capitalism book, “The Constitution: Understanding America’s Founding Document.” In this book, Michael Greve explains how to think seriously about the United States Constitution and constitutions in general. What are constitutions supposed to do, and what can they accomplish? Why was the specific form of the Constitution—including both its structure and its rights catalogue—so important? Why is the Constitution so difficult to amend? Greve provides a fresh perspective on the Constitution’s structure and our enduring constitutional controversies, from federalism and the separation of powers to slavery, civil rights, and the administrative state. Here’s our video that brings up some of the questions raised in “The Constitution:”