In this episode, the editors discuss Eric Patterson and Abigail Lindner’s about G.K. Chesterton and Flag Day, Gerald McDermott’s article about Jewish-Christian relations, and Reinhold Niebuhr’s editorial as the Marshall Plan emerged.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVecche & Mark MeltonJune 17, 2022
The editors discuss Mark Tooley’s review of Top Gun: Maverick, Marc LiVecche’s article about the “vocation of arms,” and how Reinhold Niebuhr viewed the Truman Doctrine and church-state relations in Europe.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVecche & Mark MeltonJune 3, 2022
Providence editors Mark Tooley and Marc LiVecche discuss Abigail Lindner and Eric Patterson’s article on G.K. Chesterton and war memorials, Lubomir Ondrasek’s piece on Czech leader Vaclav Havel’s warning against hatred, and Lee Trepanier’s counsel for how Russian Orthodoxy, lacking the Just War tradition, can oppose injustice with church teaching on personhood.
Marc LiVecche & Mark TooleyMay 27, 2022
This week the editors discussed a Providence event where Yoram Hazony talked about his forthcoming new book “Conservatism: A Rediscovery,” how Christian realists disagreed over US foreign policy as the Cold War began, Mark Tooley’s article about democracy and decadence, and J. Daryl Charles’ article about deterring nuclear blackmail.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVecche & Mark MeltonApril 29, 2022
This week the editors discuss Debra Erickson’s article about why the Russia-Ukraine War is not World War III, an exchange about pacifism and the just war tradition, and a 75-year-old article about Easter and the resurrection.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVecche & Mark MeltonApril 15, 2022
The editors discuss Eric Patterson’s article about jus post bellum and war crimes, Reinhold Niebuhr’s letters from Scotland, and Mark Tooley’s remarks on regime change.
Mark Tooley & Mark Melton & Marc LiVeccheApril 1, 2022
This week the editors discuss Alan Dowd’s suggestion for offering Putin an off-ramp, Mike Watson’s article about the value of America’s empire of nations, and Mark Tooley’s comparison of Christian realism with cynicism and idealism.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVecche & Mark MeltonMarch 11, 2022
This week the editors discuss nuclear threats from Russia, the war in Ukraine, and Mark David Hall’s article about trying to measure Christian nationalism.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVecche & Mark MeltonMarch 4, 2022
This week the editors discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Mark Tooley & Marc LiVecche & Mark MeltonFebruary 25, 2022