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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…

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…

The Chaplain Can Teach the Church
The Chaplain Can Teach the Church

“There is much for the chaplain to teach the church, as well as much instruction to be received from the church.”

Marksism | Ep. 19: Justice, Belarus, and “Missionaries”

In this week’s episode of Marksism, the editors discuss Mark Tooley’s conversation with Matthew Lee Anderson about justice, Kennedy Lee’s…

Jonathan Mayhew: Colonial Pastor against Tyranny
Jonathan Mayhew: Colonial Pastor against Tyranny

Today would be the 300th birthday of colonial pastor Jonathan Mayhew—a pastor, citizen, and prophet who articulated a rationale for self-defense by British citizens in North America.

True North, Ep. 5 | Phil Klay and “Missionaries”

Phil Klay is an author and veteran of the US Marine Corps. His short story collection Redeployment won the 2014…

True North, Ep .4 | On Limits and Christian Ethics: A Conversation with Gilbert Meilaender
True North, Ep 4 | On Limits and Christian Ethics: A Conversation with Gilbert Meilaender

In this episode of True North, Daniel Strand speaks with Gilbert Meilaender—a Christian ethicist whose books include Bioethics: A Primer…

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