Moral Injury

What “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare” Gets Right and Wrong About Killing

The major difference between Guy Ritchie’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare(MUW) and the historical operation that the film depicts is the…

The Moral Restoration of the Tomb

The empty tomb of Easter Sunday answers the betrayal of Jesus on the cross with humanity’s completely restored understanding of God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

The Moral Injury of the Cross

The crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the cross is the greatest expression in all time of the moral injury between God and humanity.

Moral vs. Immoral Resistance Part I: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Non-Violent Direct Action

Part I of Eric Patterson’s four part series on the Just War Tradition

Is Remote Warfare Moral?

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

From Attacks on Civilians to Spiritual Injury: Future War Trends from Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
From Attacks on Civilians to Spiritual Injury: Future War Trends from Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The war in Ukraine is proving to be a tragic proving ground for trends that will almost certainly be replicated in other twenty-first-century warfare. Decentralized decision-making, the targeting of population centers, tactical speed in decision-making, the rise of artificial intelligence, vital intelligence sharing, and the strategic impact of moral and spiritual injury demonstrate the boundaries for future combat.

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Bortchen: Grey Zones, Living Like Lions, & Inspector Javert

Observations about hostilities short of war, Once An Eagle and the importance of duty, and what Inspector Javert can teach us about moral injury and right belief

Unpunished Murder in Northern Ireland Remembered: A Review of Patrick Radden Keefe’s Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Unpunished Murder in Northern Ireland Remembered: A Review of Patrick Radden Keefe’s Say Nothing

Numbers and statistics can desensitize students of war to real tragedy. But Keefe’s focus on Jean McConville’s murder in Say Nothing gives readers a detailed examination of the Troubles while reminding them of the victims.

Chaplain (Colonel) Timothy Mallard Christianity & National Security 2019: On Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Profession of Arms
Chaplain (Colonel) Timothy Mallard, command chaplain of US Army Europe, spoke about Dietrich Bonhoeffer during Providence’s Christianity and National Security Conference in November 2019. His remarks are his views and are not representative of the US Army or government.

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