Christianity and National Security Conference 2019

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…

Just War and America’s Wars - Eric Patterson - National Security Conference 2019
Just War and America’s Wars

Eric Patterson, author of Just American Wars, spoke on Just War Thinking during Providence‘s annual National Security Conference in November…

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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.