In every way, Putin has perpetrated a conflict characterized by war crimes against Ukraine.
Alan DowdFebruary 21, 2023
This Veterans Day, growing disrespect for the war-dead seems a sad symptom of our ever-widening distance from the ways of our ancestors.
Steven TuckerNovember 11, 2022
Christians ought to carefully think about Flag Day, both in terms of symbols and in terms of citizenship.
Eric Patterson & Abigail LindnerJune 14, 2022
What we can gain from the origins of the Great War is that strategic ambiguity played a role in bringing on that cataclysm.
Robert MorrisonJune 6, 2022
In this atmosphere of apathetic patriotism, G.K. Chesterton’s “Defense of Publicity,” an essay on public monuments, might draw focus back to the purpose of Memorial Day.
Eric Patterson & Abigail LindnerMay 27, 2022
Providence editors Mark Tooley and Marc LiVecche discuss Abigail Lindner and Eric Patterson’s article on G.K. Chesterton and war memorials, Lubomir Ondrasek’s piece on Czech leader Vaclav Havel’s warning against hatred, and Lee Trepanier’s counsel for how Russian Orthodoxy, lacking the Just War tradition, can oppose injustice with church teaching on personhood.
Marc LiVecche & Mark TooleyMay 27, 2022
The world is watching as Beijing hosts the XXIV Winter Olympiad. There is something about the Olympics that elicits national pride. But is sport a form of patriotic action?
Eric Patterson & Abigail LindnerFebruary 3, 2022
Till We Have Built Jerusalem is a challenging book for daring to discuss the connection between ethics and aesthetic theories of architecture and urban design, what Bess calls our “built environment.”
James DiddamsNovember 10, 2021
It is childish to demand the real world conform to one’s fancy; it is childlike to learn about the real world by playing in an imaginary one. Both the idealist and the cynical realist are childish. The Christian realist, by contrast, should be childlike.
Richard JordanApril 14, 2021