Fall 2016

The Renewal of Global Order

If nation-states are important in securing global goods, the United States should make the renewal of nation-states a priority so that a more stable global order can be achieved.

The Obama Administration's Feckless, Heartless North Korea Policy
The Obama Administration’s Feckless, Heartless North Korea Policy

It is past time to take North Korean crimes against humanity and the North Korean military threat very seriously.

The New Christian Zionism book review Gerald R. McDermott Out With the Old & In With the New
Out with the Old and in with the New: Review of The New Christian Zionism

This review of The New Christian Zionism, edited by Gerald R. McDermott, first appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of…

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Bound to Be Free: Liberty & Human Flourishing

From the fall, 2016 print edition: Christians long to be free in order to be obedient

Bearing the Burden

With the Middle East on fire, Europe on edge, Russia on the march, and China on the rise, America’s interlocking system of alliances is more important now than at any time since the beginning of the Cold War.

Out of the House of Slavery: Freedom & the Christian
Out of the House of Slavery: Freedom & the Christian

There are an estimated 45,000,000 people held in slavery today, more than at any other point in human history. At the same time, an incredible awakening is happening within the church, in which the people of God are reclaiming the prophetic calling to seek justice and rescue the oppressed.

An Elite Military for a Perilous Time: Special Operations in an Age of Terror

Sean Naylor’s Relentless Strike is an excellent study that shows how the U.S. military services organized (or reorganized) themselves to counter the guerrillas that too often were able to evade regular units and strike their vulnerabilities.

Christianity and Crisis in South Africa Today
Christianity & Crisis in South Africa Today

Can the churches in South Africa speak to the country’s spiritual and political crisis today?

The (Twin) Wounds of War Moral Injury Spiritual Injury
The (Twin) Wounds of War

Much has been written on the types of “woundedness” warriors suffer in combat, including physical, mental, emotional, and even moral injury. However, the U.S. has failed to explore a warrior’s spiritual injury in combat and its debilitating, life-long effects (including for a warrior’s family).

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