Eric Patterson

Eric Patterson, Ph.D., is executive vice president of the Religious Freedom Institute in Washington, DC, and past dean of the School of Government at Regent University. His expertise, informed by time at the US Department of State and in the military, is on the intersection of war, conflict, and the ethics of security. He is the author or editor of 15 books, including Just American Wars, Politics in a Religious World, and Ending Wars Well.

 

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Providence Christian Realism Happy Hour

Rough Transcript Tooley: …to post that online along with a transcript. So, if you have to check out early don’t…

Eric Patterson Explains Christian Realism

Mark Tooley interviews Eric Patterson about Christian Realism. He’s executive vice president of the Religious Freedom Institute and scholar-at-large with…

Why Americans Should Worry about Religious Persecution in Nigeria: A Conversation with Eric Patterson

In his interview with Mark Melton, Eric Patterson, executive vice president of the Religious Freedom Institute, speaks about religious violence,…

Just War and America’s Wars - Eric Patterson - National Security Conference 2019
Just War and America’s Wars

Eric Patterson, author of Just American Wars, spoke on Just War Thinking during Providence‘s annual National Security Conference in November…

Eric Patterson Lecture: “Just War Teaching & Christian Higher Education”

The following lecture was recorded during Providence’s 2017 Christianity and National Security Conference. Eric Patterson uses Harry Potter to discuss…