Christian Ethics

The Vengeance of Victors
The Vengeance of Victors

There is no more dismal aspect of human history than the behavior of victors. However just their cause, they never fail to cast doubt upon its righteousness by the manner in which they exploit their victory.

“Peacemaking” and Public Policy: A Recipe for Disaster | Review of Hosler’s Hauerwas the Peacemaker?
“Peacemaking” and Public Policy: A Recipe for Disaster | Review of Hosler’s Hauerwas the Peacemaker?

In this volume, Nathan Scot Hosler looks to Stanley Hauerwas, one of the most outspoken pacifist theologians of our time, as inspiration for contemporary “peacemaking” and “peacebuilding” efforts.

Marksism | Ep. 22: Jerkiness, State Privilege, and the 2020 Election
Marksism | Ep. 22: Jerkiness, State Privilege, and the 2020 Election

In this week’s episode, the editors discuss Matthew Arildsen’s review of Eugene Cho’s “Thou Shalt Not Be a Jerk,” Mark…

An Incomplete Guide for Christian Political Engagement: Review of Eugene Cho’s Thou Shalt Not Be a Jerk

Eugene Cho’s “Thou Shalt Not Be A Jerk” has major shortcomings as an introduction to political engagement, even as it has significant contributions to make in coaxing believers to be more self-reflective about whether they are more loyal to their chosen political party than God’s Word.

Marksism | Ep. 21: A Billion Americans, War with Iran, and Catholic Teaching

In this episode of Marksism, the editors discuss Matthew Yglesias’ One Billion Americans and whether the US needs a larger…

True North, Ep. 8 | A Conversation with George Weigel on Hiroshima

In this latest episode of True North, Marc LiVecche continues a series of discussions on the morality of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, 75 years ago.

Pagan Resurgence: A Review of Smith’s Pagans and Christians in the City
Pagan Resurgence: A Review of Smith’s Pagans and Christians in the City

According to Steven D. Smith’s “Pagans and Christians in the City,” the present culture wars are the latest clash in a primeval battle between ancient paganism and Christianity.

True North, Ep .6 | Conversation Van Drunen Politics after Christendom
True North, Ep. 6 | A Conversation on VanDrunen’s Politics after Christendom

In this episode of True North, Daniel Strand speaks with Jennifer Patterson and Brian K. Miller about Van Drunen’s Politics…

Pope Francis and the Problem of War in Fratelli Tutti
Pope Francis and the Problem of War in Fratelli Tutti

Pope Francis calls out the language of war. He speaks against “war” as a solution. In this, he echoes many prior popes.