Christian Ethics

Review of “Faithful Reason” by Andrew Walker

Andrew Walker compellingly argues that God is the only sure ground for coherent ethical discourse and public order

Teaching IR Christianly 

What does it mean to teach man-made theories of social science and history in reference to transcendent Christian principles?

Review of “Jesus and the Powers” by Michael Bird and N.T. Wright

Michael Bird and NT Wright’s latest book is insightful, yet suffers from vagueness about specific responses to today’s pressing political questions

Moral vs. Immoral Resistance Part I: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Non-Violent Direct Action

Part I of Eric Patterson’s four part series on the Just War Tradition

The Ten Commandments and Political Paradox

We must always foster a love that has a capacity for forgiveness with a vigilance to observe and enforce the law.

Chesterton and Eugenics: A Man against A Fashion

Chesterton was conscious that to stand for eugenics or against it was to stand for evil or good in forms as absolute as can be found.

Star Wars, Tolkien, and Religion: Belief Matters

Tolkien and Lucas have tales of myth, but they have been so popular because their themes resonate so clearly with real life.

A Moral Assessment of the British Empire: It’s Complicated

Was the British Empire, all things considered, as evil as some say?

Heroes and Anti-Heroes: A Teachable Moment for the Next Generation

With the lines between good and evil portrayed as ever blurrier, distinguishing heroes, villains, and anti-heroes is critical