Christian Realism

Moral Courage and the Grim Necessity of Sacrifice 

American audiences are still hungry for cinematic portrayals of the old virtues: patriotism, heroism, courage, and self-sacrifice

Considering Post-War Ukraine

Putin has failed to meet his objectives, but Ukraine has a difficult rebuilding process ahead, even with expected international support.

Does Can Imply Ought?

While a nation’s primary obligation is to its own citizens, our moral tradition demands that we cultivate the power to help where we can

Rings of power
The Rings of Power: The Necessity of Vigilance and the Limits of Beauty

The latest cinematic reimagining of Tolkien’s universe suggests surprising depth, presenting high adventure with ideas of enduring import

Christian Realism vs Christian Nationalism

Christian Realism works to harmonize and reform society through mediating rival interests and leaning into Providence.

One Less Irony

Niebuhr realized that an overweening faith in the powers of human rationality was a severely misplaced and perpetual threat which has reemerged in 2022 America. 

Is Remote Warfare Moral?

Providence’s Marc LiVecche speaks with Joe Chapa, his Air Force pilot, about his new book Is Remote Warfare Moral?

The Principles of Christian Realism, Part 2

Marc LiVecche outlines the Principles of Christian Realism, Part 2.

The Principles of Christian Realism, Part 1

Marc LiVecche speaks on the Principles of Christian Realism, Part 1.

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