The Caliphate & the Cosmopolis
The Caliphate & the Cosmopolis

The point is not that one nation-state attacked another. It is precisely that the Caliphate attacked one of the cities in… let’s call it the Cosmopolis, the collection of cities that are the capitals of what was once Christendom.

A Banner for the Nations: Preserving International Order & the Nation-State System

This article about the international order and preserving the nation-state system first appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Providence‘s print…

Book Review Walter Brueggemann Chosen
Choosing to Misread?

Brueggemann’s Chosen? is an example of the one-sided propaganda which he says he deplores.

Southern Baptists, Gender Ideology, & Female Combatants
Southern Baptists, Gender Ideology, & Female Combatants

Opposition to today’s gender wars cannot be met simply by tradition or chivalry, but from Scripture.

The Moral Underpinnings of Just Retribution: Justice & Charity in Symbiosis

The notion of retribution or punishment has long been the scourge of social science. Christian thinkers should develop the distinction between retribution and revenge or retaliation.

Just Intelligence, Just Surveillance, & the Least Intrusive Standard
Just Intelligence, Just Surveillance, & the Least Intrusive Standard

Over the last ten years, scholars have shown deeper interest in applying the just war tradition to the extra bellum realm, especially to intelligence collection and surveillance.

Islam Christianity End of Palestine
Islam, Christianity, & the End of Palestine

Twenty-three years ago today, Israeli Prime Minister Rabin and PLO negotiator Abbas agreed to the Oslo Accords.

Africa Hope Afropaternalism
Is There Hope for Africa?

Pessimism, paternalism, and pity are inappropriate responses to the present predicament of the people of Africa.

Book Review Bobo Lo Russia & the New World Disorder
Resurrecting Order without Adapting

Bobo Lo’s Russia & the New World Disorder examines how the country’s internal politics and worldview impact its foreign policy choices. A dense and informative work that immensely rewards readers who have the patience to delve deeply, the book also makes the case for why Russia may struggle in the “new world disorder”.