Owen Strachan

Owen Strachan is a theology professor at Midwestern Seminary and the author of Reenchanting Humanity: A Doctrine of Mankind and coauthor of the brand-new sexuality trilogy.

On the Pastor Dying Young: Remembering John Powell
On the Pastor Dying Young: Remembering John Powell

The pastor dying young is gone, and his loss is a sharp cut. But John Powell’s day of glory is not a memento of the past. His day of glory, of reward for a life well-lived in God’s power, has just begun.

The Last Lion Snarled: Three Scenes from the Olympian Life of Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was no perfect man. But in this week, the eightieth anniversary of the beginning of his prime ministerial effort to save Britain particularly and Western civilization generally, we speak peace to his ashes and honor to his memory.

Keep Your Eyes on the Trees: An Essay on 1917, the Most Profound Film Since Tree of Life
Keep Your Eyes on the Trees: An Essay on 1917, the Most Profound Film Since Tree of Life

1917 certainly is not a “one trick” movie, nor is it “soulless” or “bad” or “bombast” or a mere slice of cake. No, it is a work of art. It is a beautiful film. It is a deceptively deep inquiry into the value of life, the treasured heritage of Western civilization, and the importance of martial courage.

“I am here to save the honor of France”: Charles de Gaulle and the American Future
“I am here to save the honor of France”: Charles de Gaulle and the American Future

Julian Jackson’s De Gaulle chronicles and catalogs the many twists and turns of de Gaulle’s life and leadership. His is an exhaustive and judicious book, but he does sprinkle in material that allows us to draw near to the man.