Christian Ethics

Great Again is Not Enough

Nations must seek to be just even as they seek to be strong – goodness and greatness must characterize them

Grace of Government
The Grace of Government

Protestants have called the good of peace and justice that governments supply “common grace.” Why? First, it’s common to all people regardless of race or creed or geography. Second, and more controversial, it is a grace. Yes, it is grace!!

French police use violence to prevent violence
Neither Yoder Nor Foucault: Politics & the Problem of Violence in Andy Crouch’s Playing God

Crouch’s book is a masterful and sorely needed correction regarding the nature and possibilities of power but it stops short precisely at that place where 21st-century American Christians are most perplexed with power: politics.

Stalinist Corbyn
Merry Stalinist Christmas

Far-left British Labor Party chief Jeremy Corbyn ignited controversy by quoting at a Labor Party Christmas soirée words from the late, longtime Communist dictator of Albania Enver Hoxha.

Women in the U.S. military will end the virtue of gallantry
The End of Gallantry

A Nation of men who have abdicated their responsibility to stand between women and the beasts is a nation that has already gone beastly

Donald Trump
The Donald Trumps Morality

Donald Trump’s comments about going after terrorists’ families are immoral and point to common misconceptions about the ethics of war

Great Divide Between Politics and Ethics
The Great Divide: Bridging the Divide in Politics & Ethics

Leaving aside the rightness or wrongness of any particular policy, it seems clear that there is a deep division between the worlds of policy making and the worlds of moral reflection.

After Paris

Morality and interests unite in our duty to destroy ISIS.

Providence: Tasks Ahead

The following is based on remarks delivered at the Providence launch party, Friday, November 6th. The recorded event is available on our Facebook page. For those who prefer to read, in the days ahead, we will post additional transcriptions. Watch for them!

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