Mark Melton

Mark Melton is the managing editor for Providence and was the journal’s inaugural deputy editor. He earned his master’s degree in international relations from the University of St. Andrews and has focused on political economy, military affairs, and civil conflict, especially in Europe, Eurasia, and the Middle East. His bachelor’s degree in foreign language and international trade comes from Mississippi College. Prior to moving to DC, he worked as a political science adjunct professor at community colleges in Mississippi and also taught English in France.

Marksism | Ep. 19: Justice, Belarus, and “Missionaries”

In this week’s episode of Marksism, the editors discuss Mark Tooley’s conversation with Matthew Lee Anderson about justice, Kennedy Lee’s…

Marksism | Ep. 18: On Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict, Comrade Duch, and Iran
Marksism | Ep. 18: On Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict, Comrade Duch, and Iran

In this episode of Marksism, the editors discuss the latest articles, including one about Comrade Duch, who committed atrocities in…

Don’t Turn Vigilantes into Heroes

Regardless of what happens to Kyle Rittenhouse in the courts, treating vigilantes like heroes sets a dangerous precedent.

Marksism | Ep. 17: On Variety in Christian Realism, America’s Future, and Vigilantism

This week Mark Tooley, Marc LiVecche, and Mark Melton discuss Providence’s latest content, including Eric Patterson’s article describing eight principles…

Marksism | Ep. 16: On US-China Relations and Moral Ideology, Wesleyan Political Theology, and USCIRF
Marksism | Ep. 16: On US-China Relations and Moral Ideology, Wesleyan Political Theology, and USCIRF

In the weekly Marksism series, Mark Tooley, Mark Melton, and Marc LiVecche discuss the latest content from the week. First,…

Ep. 55 | Religious Freedom in the Middle East after Genocide (Podcast with Nadine Maenza)
Ep. 55 | Religious Freedom in the Middle East after Genocide

In this episode, Nadine Maenza talks about religious freedom issues in the Middle East, especially in Iraq where the Yazidis…

Marksism | Ep. 15: On 9/11, Retribution, and a 75-Year-Old Article on Religious Liberty

In this episode Marksism, editors Mark Tooley, Mark Melton, and Marc LiVecche discuss the September 11th terrorist attacks, retribution in…

Marksism | Ep. 14: Reformed Theology, Liberalism, Nuclear Weapons, WWII, and More

In this episode of Marksism, Mark Tooley, Marc LiVecche, and Mark Melton discuss the week’s latest content, including book reviews…

American Unity after Japan’s Surrender: A Reflection from 75 Years Ago
American Unity after Japan’s Surrender: A Reflection from 75 Years Ago

After Japan’s surrender 75 years ago, McCulloch implored Christians and governments to affirm “the dignity of the human person as the image of God” because this principle could determine the world’s fate.

Marksism | Ep. 13: On Space Utopia, Artificial Intelligence, and More
Marksism | Ep. 13: On Space Utopia, Artificial Intelligence, and More

In this episode, Mark Tooley, Marc LiVecche, and Mark Melton first discuss a couple articles about artificial intelligence and whether…