Reclaiming chaplains who understand themselves first as chaplains, and not merely as decorative functionaries would be one way of retrieving Christianity in the public square.
Miles SmithNovember 28, 2022
The Christian challenge is to identify a role for good government to restrain evil alongside other God-given institutions while at the same time establishing robust means to check the evil of government.
Matthew T. MartensAugust 2, 2022
Christians in the midst of the reality of global migration have both a responsibility and an opportunity.
Alan CrossJuly 3, 2018
Francis P. Miller claims the church cannot stand by and optimistically assume that the state will pursue justice without the assistance of a religious ethic.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineDecember 7, 2017
This article, which might be described as a call to action for the church, was originally published in Christianity and Crisis on September 21, 1942. John C. Bennett challenges the church to avoid an indifferent neutrality in the face of clear evil and human suffering. The Christian conscience must be attuned to the realities of the world, aware that sin inhabits all hearts but that that cannot be used to reject any action.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineSeptember 7, 2017
This provocative article written by Donald H. Stewart in the heat of World War II calls on the American Church to guide America toward a responsible patriotism which jettisons hatred and self-righteous aggrandizement while remembering “judgment belongeth unto God.”
Christianity & Crisis MagazineJuly 13, 2017
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.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineMay 11, 2017
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.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineMay 5, 2017