Is Pope Francis too liberal for U.S. conservatives?
What a 16th-century blockbuster teaches us about leadership in the age of Trump.
In this week of the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a panel of American commentators reunite to talk about the reality, and in particular about the religious elements at play.
The Reformation brought a radical egalitarianism to Christendom.
The father of the Protestant Reformation was a flawed prophet, but his voice was vital in the struggle for religious liberty.
Are evangelicals losing their political clout?
Theological reform is one thing. A new concept of politics is another.
This article was originally posted at Christianity Today. A couple weeks before President Trump fired James Comey, we learned that the then-FBI director was an admirer of 20th century theologian Reinhold Niebuhr. Thanks to sleuthing by Gizmodo, we learned that Comey’s Twitter display name was named after the father of Christian realism and that he had […]
This article was originally posted at National Review. President Donald Trump’s decision last week to order airstrikes to punish Syria for a chemical-weapons attack that killed and injured scores of civilians has exposed conservatism’s intellectual confusion about U.S. foreign policy. Perhaps the most troubling thing about this debate is the deficit of historical perspective – a […]
This article was originally posted at Providence. By the spring of 1917, the most advanced nations on earth had spent nearly three agonizing years destroying themselves in a frenzy of blood-letting never seen within the boundaries of Europe. The United States watched, with bewilderment and anxiety, as a “Great War” among the European states broke out […]