Daniel Strand is a professor who teaches courses on the just war tradition, ethics and leadership, and contemporary political ethics. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Arizona State University (2015-19) in the History Department and the Program in Political History and Leadership. Strand’s research interests include the political and moral theology of Augustine of Hippo and the Augustinian tradition, ethics and foreign policy, the just war tradition, bioethics, and moral theory. He is the author of the forthcoming Gods of the Nations (Cambridge University Press), a historical study of Augustine’s political theology in The City of God. He has published articles and book chapters on Augustine of Hippo, Hannah Arendt, and the ethics of euthanasia. He is a contributing editor at Providence. He received his BA from the University of Minnesota, MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and PhD in religion and ethics from the University of Chicago.
Daniel Strand spoke at Samford University about God’s purpose for government.
Daniel StrandNovember 23, 2021
In this episode of True North, Marc LiVecche and Daniel Strand continue their conversation about the just war tradition and prudential considerations. In the previous episode, they covered proportionality of ends and probability of success—viewers can see that video and transcript here. Now they take on last resort and declaration of war.
Marc LiVecche & Daniel StrandNovember 16, 2021
At the Christianity and National Security Conference in Washington, DC, Nigel Biggar, Daniel Strand, and Marc LiVecche participated in a panel discussion about the just war tradition. Biggar covered the tradition for today while Strand talked about Paul Ramsey’s contribution and LiVecche explained Reinhold Niebuhr’s relationship with the tradition.
Nigel Biggar & Marc LiVecche & Daniel StrandNovember 11, 2021
Behind the primary jus ad bellum requirements of proper authority, just cause, and right intent are a number of prudential considerations.
Marc LiVecche & Daniel StrandOctober 28, 2021
In this episode of True North, Daniel Strand and Marc LiVecche speak with Elbridge Colby to discuss his recent National Interest essay, “Interest, Not Values Should Guide America’s China Strategy.”
Elbridge Colby & Marc LiVecche & Daniel StrandMay 11, 2021
In this episode of “True North,” our dynamic duo helps us get our bearings properly centered on the just intention of war.
Marc LiVecche & Daniel StrandApril 30, 2021
Imperfect justice is the best we can hope for in this life because we are not promised more than this. Until the reign of righteousness is brought about, we must be satisfied with this all-too-imperfect justice, looking forward to the day when all justice will be brought to judgment.
Daniel StrandApril 21, 2021
In Part III of their short-run series on just war, editors Marc LiVecche and Daniel Strand discuss the jus ad bellum requirement of just cause, including reflection on protecting the innocent, requiting injustice, and punishing sufficiently grave evil.
Marc LiVecche & Daniel StrandApril 19, 2021
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ (UDHR) impact across the globe was beyond what Eleanor Roosevelt and its drafters could have imagined. As we look forward, the human rights agenda is in great need of reform and renewal. Perhaps a return to the spirit of 1948 and the wisdom of its original drafters can provide wisdom for the future.
Daniel StrandMarch 16, 2021
Here we are a few weeks after the events of January 6, and I think a lot of people are reeling from that, and I’m trying to understand that. Christian nationalism has been a hot topic of the late.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVecche & Daniel Strand & Jonathan LeemanFebruary 2, 2021