Providence Events

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…

Threats to Religious Liberty Globally

Nadine Maenza of the US Commission for International Religious Freedom spoke at Providence’s monthly social hour in January and shared the very latest about the threats to religious liberty globally.

Providence Represents at the 2019 McCain Conference on Moral Injury

Providence executive editor Marc LiVecche and contributing editor Chaplain Timothy Mallard spoke on moral injury at the recent McCain Conference at the US Naval Academy.

As Christian as Cherry Pie

The study of international relations history, history in general, and the origins and nature of diplomacy and international law reveals the absolutely central role that Christian faith has played in the development of these concepts.

Why Should Christians Support International Religious Freedom?
Why Should Christians Support International Religious Freedom?

The most profound and powerful reasons for religious freedom are Christian reasons, and they extend not only to Christians but to all people. In my view this means that there is also a deep theological warrant for international religious freedom.

Walter Russell Mead Lecture: “Christian Realism”

Walter Russell Mead, James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard College, lectured at Providence’s Christianity and National Security Conference on November 2, 2018.

Bible War Musuem of the Bible Event Providence
The Bible and War: Providence Contributors Participate in Museum of the Bible Event

On Veterans Day earlier this month, the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, hosted an event that addressed how the Bible relates to war. In addition to Mark Tooley, Providence’s co-editor, contributing editors Joseph Capizzi and Eric Patterson participated. Below is an unedited transcript of their remarks and a video of the event.

Is Christianity Compatible with Liberal Democracy?
Is Christianity Compatible with Liberal Democracy?

Last September, Providence hosted an event where Paul Miller, Jonathan Leeman, and Jennifer Marshall spoke about whether or not Christianity is compatible with liberal democracy.

Advice for Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom Sam Brownback
Advice for the Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom

While the work of the State Department’s Office of International Religious Freedom is vital, the ambassador is most effective when he or she influences the department and US policy as a whole. The combination of ambassador-at-large and religion is thus a difficult one at State, so having someone as politically experienced as Brownback in the role is vital.