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Turning Points in American Church History: How Pivotal Events Shaped a Nation and a Faith

Review of Elesha Coffman’s “Turning Points in American Church History: How Pivotal Events Shaped a Nation and a Faith.”

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Just War 101 — E9: Prudence; or, Reality (Sometimes) Bites

Just war morality demands that ethical judgements must take into account certain cold, unrelenting, and frustratingly immovable facts. Wisdom matters.

Just War 101 — E3: Why The Big Ox Matters

Thomas Aquinas is a pivotal thinker — historically and conceptually — in the development of the Christian realist just war tradition

Azerbaijan Desecrates Armenian Cultural and Religious Heritage

Since Azerbaijan’s aggressive war against Artsakh in 2020, considerable damage has deliberately been caused by the government of Azerbaijan against the Armenian cultural and religious heritage in Artsakh, also known as Nagorno-Karabakh, an Armenian republic in the South Caucuses.

The 500-Year-Old Case for Christian Nationalism

Stephen Wolfe has written an intellectually serious book, not an action plan. But its appeal is limited to a handful of idiosyncratic, patriarchal Calvinists.

Myanmar: Another Market for Chinese Economic Domination

“China has been a principal economic and military partner of the various Myanmar and Burma regimes since the beginning.”

Edmund Burke: Anglican Theologian

Burke is a defender of the institutions of Christian civilization. Understanding this liberates us from the need to defend failing institutions simply because those institutions happen to exist.

Putin & Hitler

Putin is not Hitler. But he is a malevolent and paranoid little man who has harnessed a great nation for dangerous purposes.

Carl F.H. Henry and Communism: The Failure of Liberal Protestantism and the Opportunity for Evangelical Public Theology

Rediscovered Notes on the 75th Anniversary of The Uneasy Conscience Reveal Convictions of Carl Henry.