Christianity and National Security Conference 2019

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…

How Christians Should Respond to the Global Decline in Democracy

During Providence’s Christianity and National Security Conference in Washington, DC, in November 2019, Georgetown University professor Nicole Bibbins Sedaca spoke…

Human Rights and Religious Liberty in China
Countering China on Human Rights and Religious Liberty

Travis Wussow, vice president for public policy and general counsel at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern…

Reformed Theology and the State - John Scott Redd Jr
Reformed Theology and the State

John Scott Redd Jr., president and associate professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary near Washington, DC, spoke about…

Christian Reasons Religious Liberty
Christian Reasons for Religious Liberty

At Providence’s Christianity and National Security Conference in November 2019 at the Army Navy Club in Washington, DC, Thomas Farr…

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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.