Dr. Alberto M. Piedra is a Professor Emeritus at IWP. He is Former U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala and Former Chairman, Department of Economics and Business at The Catholic University of America.
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Natural Law: The Foundation of an Orderly Economic System

Natural Law: The Foundation of an Orderly Economic System, authored by Professor Alberto M. Piedra, was published in November 2004 by Lexington Books. Publisher: “This innovative book shows the value of appeals to a governing, natural law and attendant principles such as the common good, subsidiarity, hierarchy, spiritual welfare, the reciprocity of freedom and authority, and…

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Islam: A threat or a challenge to the Christian West

Note: Dr. Piedra presented this paper at the American-German Colloquium in Augsburg, Germany, in June 2002. It was published as a chapter in Anton Rauscher’s edited volume, Die Bedeutung der Religion fürdie Gesellschaft: Erfahrungen und Probleme in Deutschland und den USA(Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 2004). Introduction The well known British writer and historian Hilaire Belloc…

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