Christianity and National Security Conference 2019

Christian Soldiers as Peacemakers
Christian Soldiers as Peacemakers

Marc LiVecche—executive editor of Providence and the McDonald Visiting Scholar at the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, & Public Life…

Catholic Teaching and Statecraft

Joseph Capizzi, professor of moral theology and ethics and executive director of the Institute for Human Ecology at the Catholic…

Sex, Gender, and International Religious Liberty
Sex, Gender, and International Religious Liberty

Emilie Kao, director of the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society at the Heritage Foundation, spoke…

What is Christian Realism? - Daniel Strand - Christianity and National Security Conference 2019
What is Christian Realism, beyond Reinhold Niebuhr?

Daniel Strand, a professor of ethics and expert in political theory, spoke about Christian Realism at Providence’s Christianity and National…

Narratives about Christians in Egypt
Narratives about Christians in Egypt

Matthew Anderson, an assistant teaching professor in Islamic studies at Georgetown University, spoke about Christians in Egypt during Providence’s Christianity…

On Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Profession of Arms - Chaplain (Colonel) Timothy Mallard
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…

5 0:03 / 43:45 Geopolitics of US Grand Strategy in the G Zero World
Geopolitics of US Grand Strategy in the G Zero World

Joshua Walker, who was the global head of strategic initiatives at Eurasia Group and is now president of the Japan…

How Practicing Christians Can Serve in US Intelligence
How Practicing Christians Can Serve in US Intelligence

Nicholas Dujmovic, who directs the Catholic University of America’s program in intelligence and served at the Central Intelligence Agency for…

Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Liberal Order

During Providence’s Christianity and National Security Conference, Paul D. Miller spoke about nationalism, internationalism, and the liberal order. He reviewed…

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On November 1–2, 2019, at the Army Navy Club in Washington, DC, Providence hosted its annual two-day conference on historical Christian teaching about God’s purpose for government, starting with its vocation for security and public order. The conference included leading scholars and practitioners of political theology and national security. They addressed issues such as the just war tradition, nuclear weapons, Reinhold Niebuhr, Christian Realism, nationalism, international human rights, religious liberty, American exceptionalism, torture, and terrorism. For the list of speakers and topics, click here. Providence will host its fourth annual conference this fall, so be sure to follow us for more details.