On living left of boom and moving to contact; responding to the Holocaust, the problem of evil, and human freedom; and “Once an Eagle” and a objects of love
Marc LiVeccheJanuary 31, 2021
There is a sharp public conversation brewing over evangelical attitudes on impeachment. Christianity Today editorialized that Christians should support removing…
The EditorsDecember 24, 2019
Trump is not the first president to put conditions on aid to a foreign land, but he may be the first to do so in order to score petty political points.
Alan DowdOctober 29, 2019
I am not, here, interested in debating the specific conditions on our southern border. This is its own crisis. What I am interested in is commenting on why comparing what’s going on down there to the Holocaust is foolish both historically and strategically. For what it’s worth, my objections apply to nearly any comparison made between the Holocaust and a current atrocity—real or perceived.
Marc LiVeccheJuly 2, 2019
That Robert Kagan’s recent essay, “The Strongmen Strike Back,” has sparked controversy is an unfortunate commentary on our public understanding…
Paul D. MillerMay 6, 2019
A disruptive foreign policy, such as the Trump Administration’s, is not necessarily disordering, and may even be warranted, especially when the status quo is unstable or unjust. But to be justified morally, it must be creatively destructive, replacing the old order with a new one.
Matt GobushDecember 21, 2018
The Jamal Khashoggi affair presents the perfect opportunity for the United States to press Saudi Arabia for more progress on its horrendous human rights record.
Robert NicholsonOctober 15, 2018
This is an axiom, as true for foreign policy as it is for our faith. We may not be bound by history, but we are damned if we ignore it. The root of conservatism is the tendency to see value in traditions not as ends unto themselves but as visible reminders of the sacrifices of those who have gone before.
Drew GriffinJune 7, 2018
The perpetuation of our national institutions does not automatically–nor cheaply
Marc LiVeccheJanuary 20, 2017