Now what is here symbolized has been the most fundamental idea in our American democracy. Ours is a government by discussion.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineMay 12, 2022
In religion, to which we want to direct our attention, the growth of the utilitarian spirit is an alarming phenomenon. Utilitarianism seems to mark not only the attitude of the political powers that use religion for the sake of social control and transform it to suit their purposes, but also the attitude of many who oppose them.
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & Mark MeltonAugust 4, 2021
In 1946, Reinhold Niebuhr visited an evangelical church for an Easter worship service in a movie theater. He did not entirely enjoy the experience. Here are his reflections.
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & Reinhold NiebuhrJune 8, 2021
Dulles had a vision of American foreign policy that was animated by a strong sense of righteousness over tyranny and over injustice and unrighteous.
Mark TooleyJanuary 15, 2021
The following article by Henry Smith Leiper first appeared in Christianity and Crisis on July 9, 1945, and discusses how and why a state can legitimately limit religious freedom.
Christianity & Crisis MagazineSeptember 11, 2020
While there is enormous merit to Michael Doran’s binary and overall thesis in his First Things essay, there are some complicating factors that obscure the “wondrous chasm” between Jacksonianism and Progressivism.
John D. WilseyApril 19, 2018
This article about the contrasting attitudes of the Church during World War I and II was originally published in Christianity…
Christianity & Crisis MagazineSeptember 14, 2017