Paul Ramsey was among the greatest theologians of the 20th century and we are in sore need of his ideas today
John SheltonApril 25, 2023
Richard Mouw is an American, and he loves his country the most, according to his newly released How to be a Patriotic Christian: Love of Country as Love of Neighbor.
Jackson WatersSeptember 5, 2022
When we bandy about “war crimes,” “assassination,” and other terms, we ought to consider what we are talking about and, if appropriate, what the available mechanisms for justice are.
Eric PattersonMarch 31, 2022
Whatever Putin’s eventual demise, we will gratefully pray, Thy will be done.
Mark TooleyMarch 24, 2022
Melissa Florer-Bixler is angry, and she wants her fellow Mennonites to get angry, too. At least, that is the professed premise of her book, “How to Have an Enemy: Righteous Anger and the Work of Peace.”
Debra EricksonOctober 14, 2021
Seventy-five years ago, Reinhold Niebuhr wrote this article reflecting on the martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Reinhold Niebuhr & Christianity & Crisis MagazineAugust 4, 2020
Notwithstanding Stephen Haynes’ professional reputation amongst Dietrich Bonhoeffer scholars or his prior excellent corpus of scholarly writings about the German pastor, his current book categorically fails to satisfy.
Timothy MallardOctober 24, 2019
Two Christian schools of thought might support covert operations and espionage: the just war tradition and a kind of “dirty hands” moralism. The dirty hands view says all those in political power must unavoidably resort to evil for the common good. The just war tradition has a different approach.
Darrell ColeOctober 24, 2018
When is lying permissible in war? Mark Coppenger indicates several instances in the Christian just war tradition but insists there is no room for perfidy or treachery.
Mark CoppengerJune 15, 2018