Jonathan Leeman

Jonathan Leeman is the author of How the Nations Rage: Rethinking Faith and Politics for a Divide Age and Political Church: The Local Assembly as Embassy of Christ’s Rule and the editorial director at 9Marks, an organization that produces church leadership resources in Washington, DC. He is an elder at Cheverly Baptist Church. You can follow him on Twitter @JonathanLeeman.

Not an Augustinian Liberal, but a Liberal Augustinian
Not an Augustinian Liberal, but a Liberal Augustinian

From a liberal Augustinian perspective, Christians should affirm several liberal institutions, such as the separation of church and state, religious tolerance, and a number of individual rights. Beyond that, it’s over to the considerations of wisdom. And democracy, best I can tell, remains the best of the worst.

Bringing the Apocalypse to Drag Queen Story Hour
Bringing the Apocalypse to Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag queen story hour (DQSH) occupied the debate between David French and Sohrab Ahmari. So how should Christians respond?

Conservatives Clash on the Goal of Government - Sohrab Ahmari - David French Debate - Catholic University of America - September 5, 2019
Conservatives Clash on the Goal of Government

A number of friends and I find ourselves unable to commit fully to either side in the Sohrab Ahmari-David French debate. Here are three reasons why.

An Exceptional Crisis: Book Review of John D. Wilsey’s American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion: Reassessing the History of an Idea
An Exceptional Crisis: Review of Wilsey’s American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion

John D. Wilsey’s American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion is a genuinely excellent book, but our national problems may be deeper and more profound—more exceptional—than he realizes.