Paul D. Miller

Paul D. Miller is a professor in the practice of international affairs at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, a contributing editor of Providence, a research fellow with the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council.

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Paul Miller Christianity & National Security 2023

Paul Miller’s lecture at Christianity & National Security 2023. Paul Miller discusses Afghanistan, Christian realism, and secular realism. The following…

Two Cheers for McNerney’s Just War Resolution

American thinking has often been shaped by Just War Theory, if implicitly. Last year, Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA) introduced HR 1009 that clarifies and makes explicit the American commitment to the just war tradition. 

How Should Christians Think About the War in Ukraine

Paul Miller and Daniel Darling discussed how Christians should think about the war in Ukraine at an event hosted by the Land Center on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary on April 12, 2022.

Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ep. 78 | The Russia-Ukraine War after the Battle of Kyiv (Paul Miller)
Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ep. 78 | The Russia-Ukraine War after the Battle of Kyiv

In this episode, Paul Miller talks about what may happen in Ukraine now that the Battle of Kyiv appears to be over and the war is moving into a new, possibly longer phase.

Pope Francis on Just War and Ukraine

Does the Catholic Church still believe in the doctrine of just war? Last week, Pope Francis told Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, “At one time we also spoke in our churches of holy war or just war. Today we cannot speak like that.”

Baptist Political Theology on War and Peace - Just War Tradition- Paul Miller
Baptist Political Theology on War and Peace

At the Christianity and National Security Conference, Paul D. Miller reviewed the history of how Baptists have thought about war, peace, and the just war tradition.

Foreign Policy ProvCast: Ep. 69 | The Future of Afghanistan and Vulnerable Afghans (Paul D. Miller)
Foreign Policy ProvCast: Ep. 69 | The Future of Afghanistan and Vulnerable Afghans

Paul D. Miller speaks with Mark Melton about the current situation in Afghanistan as well as what might happen in…

Outbidding Cycle of Terrorist Violence in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: What Happened and What’s Next?

On September 1, Providence hosted a conversation between Paul Miller and Jon Askonas on Afghanistan.

Israel vs. Hamas: A Just War Analysis - Palestine
Israel vs. Hamas: A Just War Analysis

Just war should aim at a better peace. It is unclear how a Palestinian war against Israel would do that in Palestine, Israel, or the region.

Ep. 63: Just War for Ordered Liberty? (Paul D. Miller)
Ep. 63 | Just War for Ordered Liberty?

In this episode, Paul D. Miller talks about his recent book “Just War and Ordered Liberty,” which explains how just war thinking has shifted over the centuries—from Augustinian, Westphalian, and now Liberal traditions.