Christianity & Crisis Archives

The Small Nations and European Reconstruction
The Small Nations and European Reconstruction

In 1942, Christianity & Crisis argues the importance of preserving and incorporating smaller nation-states when reconstructing Europe after World War II.

Problems of European Reorganization
Problems of European Reorganization

On May 18, 1942, the Editors of Christianity & Crisis sought fit to postulate and navigate what the world would look like with a victory against the Axis Powers. In this article, Eduard Heimann masterfully articulates the challenges and requirements that the Allied forces would face in attempting to reorganize and rebuild Europe.

The Unescapable God
The Unescapable God

This article about the reality of God’s eternal love and justice amidst the context of World War II was originally published in Christianity & Crisis on May 18, 1942.

The Importance of the Chaplaincy
The Importance of the Chaplaincy

This article about the role and need for the clergy to serve as Chaplains during World War II was originally published in Christianity & Crisis in 1942.

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Reinhold Niebuhr & Executive Order 9066

75 years ago, Executive Order 9066, forcibly relocating Japanese Americans, went into full effect. Reinhold Niebuhr didn’t think it should have.

The Local Church and the War
The Local Church and the War

This article about the morality and justification of World War II and the Church was originally published in Christianity & Crisis in 1942.

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Civil Liberties in Wartime

Christians have a sacred duty to help ensure that achieving victory in wars abroad does not come at the cost of losing peace at home

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Relation of the Christian Faith to Democracy

A Christian realist approach to thinking about faith and political structure

Lincoln's Leadership in War
Abe Lincoln: Just Warrior

At the advent of the US entry into WWII, the character of Abraham Lincoln’s wartime presidency had much to commend to a nation newly entered into conflict. It has much to commend to us now, as well.