Author Talk

Evangelical Influence on Human Rights and US Foreign Relations - Lauren Turek
Evangelical Influence on Human Rights and US Foreign Relations

Mark Tooley speaks with Lauren Turek, author of “To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelical Influence of Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations.”

How Christians Should Engage with Politics: A Conversation with John Barrett
How Christians Should Engage with Politics: A Conversation with John Barrett

In this interview, John Barrett answers several questions based on his book, “Evangelism and Politics: A Christian Perspective on the Church and the State.”

Nancy Reagan’s Global Influence

Reagan was an optimist. He always tended to think that things would turn out well. She was a far shrewder judge of people and the people around him and had a much clearer sense of who had their own agenda.

James Baker: Christian Realist?

Was James Baker the most important Secretary of State since Henry Kissinger?

Joel Looper on Bonhoeffer’s America

Mark Tooley speaks with Joel Looper, author of Bonhoeffer’s America: A Land without Reformation, which comes out in August.

Foreign Policy ProvCast, Ep. 64 | America After Nationalism (Samuel Goldman)
Ep. 64 | America “After Nationalism”

Even though some on the right have argued that the United States needs to return to a strong common national identity to survive, Goldman argues in “After Nationalism” that America has normally not had this type of cohesion for most of its history.

Eric Nelson on Theology of Liberalism & Pelagianism

Eric Nelson of Harvard University discusses with Mark Tooley his book The Theology of Liberalism: Political Philosophy and the Justice of God, in which he connects liberalism’s origins to Christian debates over Augustine, Pelagius, and Arminianism.

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.

Kennedys & Global Statecraft

Here’s my chat with Lawrence Hass on his new book The Kennedys in the World: How Jack, Bobby and Ted Remade America’s Empire.