Michael Novak, theologian who made a spiritual case for capitalism, dies at 83

Michael Novak, theologian who made a spiritual case for capitalism, dies at 83

It was under President Ronald Reagan that Mr. Novak served on the U.N.’s human rights body. Communism, Weigel said, explaining his and Mr. Novak’s position, “denied that the human person was made in the image and likeness of God, and it’s that image in us that is the root, we would argue, of the human dignity from which spring human rights.”

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