Christianity

Just War and Jihad

Within both Christianity and Islam there are theological disputes around when the use of military force is permitted

Reinhold Niebuhr, T. S. Eliot, and The Year of Our Lord 1943

Alan Jacobs’ 2018 book “The Year of Our Lord 1943” presents a caricature of Reinhold Niebuhr

Our Political Theology Shouldn’t Start at Romans 13

Romans 13 is an important scripture in political theology, but it is not the only relevant scripture for Christians in politics

Niger, Coups, and Violence in West Africa

The July, 2023 coup in Niger has captured global attention as observers note the upward trend in military coups in West Africa

India at 76 Years: What Was Gandhi’s National Vision?

What was the vision Gandhi had for a post-British India?

Thomas Paine’s Enduring Wisdom

Thomas Paine was an inspiration to the founders and still has lessons for today

On Freedom: From Saint Paul to Luther to Lincoln

What has freedom meant across the ages?

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Day 9: God’s Dilemma

From a Christian perspective, God’s act of creation is an expression of love. God made the world because He wants an abundance of beings and sensibilities to love, to be with, to share life with, and to make happy.

Corrymeela, Northern Ireland: a Christian Outpost in a Nation at War with Itself (Part Two)

Corrymeela’s community believes no one can unwind every evil of the past, so each person can only decide how he will live with others in the present.