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Dietrich Bonhoeffer
A Conflicted American Perspective on Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Review of Haynes’ The Battle for Bonhoeffer

Notwithstanding Stephen Haynes’ professional reputation amongst Dietrich Bonhoeffer scholars or his prior excellent corpus of scholarly writings about the German pastor, his current book categorically fails to satisfy.

The Religious Sources of Russian Conduct
The Religious Sources of Russian Conduct

To better grasp Russian conduct, past and present, we would do well to understand its religious sources in Orthodox Christianity.

The American Missions in Korea: Complete Success, Completely Forgotten
The American Missions in Korea: Complete Success, Completely Forgotten

The American-led Protestant missions in Korea achieved perhaps the most rapid and complete transformation of a nation in the history of Christianity, but they disappeared into almost complete obscurity by the time that the Korean War forced Americans to pay attention to Korea.

Preachers and Spooks: Should US Missionaries Collaborate with US Intelligence Services?
Preachers and Spooks: Should US Missionaries Collaborate with US Intelligence Services?

Should US missionaries collaborate with US intelligence services? What if one’s home government invited the missionary to use lethal authorized force against a known terrorist target?

“The Bookcase” Spring-Summer 2019 Issue

The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great, by Ben Shapiro (Broadside, 2019). This…

From Missionary Kid to Global Bridge Builder: Missions’ Place in American Foreign Policy and International Relations
From Missionary Kid to Global Bridge Builder: Missions’ Place in American Foreign Policy and International Relations

American Christians should recognize and promote these missionaries’ efforts that both advance the Kingdom of God and ensure a more peaceful world.

Christian Missions: Divine Calling or Cause for Concern?
Christian Missions: Divine Calling or Cause for Concern?

The impact of American missionaries on American foreign policy is three-fold: it can be applied outward to other nations, inward to our own, and upward into the official foreign relations apparatus.

Assyrian Mind - Northern Iraq
The Assyrian Mind

For Westerners, the Assyrians’ passion can seem abrasive. But understanding what drives Assyrian activists helps explain northern Iraq’s politics.

Not an Augustinian Liberal, but a Liberal Augustinian
Not an Augustinian Liberal, but a Liberal Augustinian

From a liberal Augustinian perspective, Christians should affirm several liberal institutions, such as the separation of church and state, religious tolerance, and a number of individual rights. Beyond that, it’s over to the considerations of wisdom. And democracy, best I can tell, remains the best of the worst.

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