Christian Realism

Review of “Faithful Reason” by Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker compellingly argues that God is the only sure ground for coherent ethical discourse and public order

Teaching IR Christianly 

What does it mean to teach man-made theories of social science and history in reference to transcendent Christian principles?

Christian Realism and Reemergence of Islamic Extremist Terrorism

While the West is distracted by China and Russia, Islamic terrorism continues to metastasize around the world

Review of “Jesus and the Powers” by Michael Bird and N.T. Wright

Michael Bird and NT Wright’s latest book is insightful, yet suffers from vagueness about specific responses to today’s pressing political questions

Reinhold Niebuhr, T. S. Eliot, and The Year of Our Lord 1943

Alan Jacobs’ 2018 book “The Year of Our Lord 1943” presents a caricature of Reinhold Niebuhr

Christian Realism, Islamic Realism 

Is there a version of Islam recognizable to most Muslims that ethically bears resemblance to the principles of Christian Realism? 

Christian Schools Must Teach International Relations Differently 

Christian universities must teach international relations differently than secular institutions

Liberal Internationalism vs “Democratic Realism,” 20 Years Later 

30 years after Charles Krauthammer’s “Democratic Realism”, his pragmatic internationalism is needed more than ever

Democracy’s Failure in Pakistan and then Afghanistan

The story of democracy’s failure to take root in Afghanistan is directly related to its failure in Pakistan

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