The Tree of Liberty, like every other tree, is judged by its fruits. The fruits of the tree are the citizens of the Republic, and the moral health of the Republic is known by the character of its citizens.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineNovember 26, 2021
“The frightening danger of our disunion is that we face a world—at least the Western world —that is so largely united.”
Christianity & Crisis MagazineNovember 19, 2021
“The resistance to Russian expansion in Europe is right. The spectacle of American progressives supporting Wallace in opposing that resistance brings dismay to most European democrats.”
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & John C. Bennett & Mark MeltonNovember 12, 2021
Keynoting a “Beat Dewey” rally at Madison Square Garden on September 12, 1946, Secretary of Commerce Henry Wallace warned Americans against the Truman administration’s “get tough with Russia” policy. Reinhold Niebuhr responded.
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & Reinhold Niebuhr & Mark MeltonNovember 3, 2021
The following two articles appeared in Christianity and Crisis on September 16, 1946. They both reflect on America’s relations with the Soviet Union post-World War II and try to develop a Christian approach to this challenge.
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & Reinhold NiebuhrOctober 20, 2021
These accounts from the Japanese-run internment camp in China during World War II can still prompt readers to contemplate several questions.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineOctober 7, 2021
Reporting from Switzerland in 1946, John C. Bennett offered brief observations about starvation and turmoil in Europe and comments on how America cannot “relax in the midst of its abundance.” But he mostly focuses on the emerging World Council of Churches (WCC).
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & John C. BennettSeptember 29, 2021
“Letter from Holland,” by L.H. RuitenbergAugust 5, 1946 While North Americans, on being informed of the church situation in Holland,…
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & Mark MeltonSeptember 22, 2021
As part of a series of reports from different countries in the fall of 1946, Christianity and Crisis published articles by M. Searle Bates and Henry P. Van Dusen on China. These reveal the situation of Christianity in the country and America’s foreign policy challenge in East Asia.
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & Mark MeltonSeptember 8, 2021
In a series of articles in the fall of 1946, Christianity and Crisis contributors offered reports based upon their travels, including from Reinhold Niebuhr and John Baillie in Germany.
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & Reinhold Niebuhr & Mark MeltonSeptember 3, 2021