Herbert Butterfield, despite having been one of the world’s foremost Christian Realists, was deeply conflicted on nuclear arms.
Robert JoustraJanuary 20, 2023
Wishful Thinking Idealism, unlike Christian Realism, believes that everyone, even competition, is fundamentally reasonable.
Eric PattersonOctober 31, 2022
The world gets better and at sundry times through the action of people who did not realize what they were doing.”
Mark TooleyJune 11, 2022
Butterfield did not offer us Christian apologetics, but he did offer a Christian understanding of history far more appealing than Lewis’s dismissal of the project.
Mark TooleyJune 7, 2022
How do Christian Realism, Christian idealism and Christian cynicism approach the Ukraine War?
Mark TooleyMarch 10, 2022
Keir A. Lieber and Daryl G. Press argue in “The Myth of the Nuclear Revolution” that the Atomic Age isn’t too different from other ages. Geopolitical rivalries, arms races, military doctrines, stalemates, and much else are still the same.
Robert JoustraSeptember 1, 2020
Herbert Butterfield’s Christian faith essentially inspired his view of history and government and made him the English forerunner of a hopeful Christian Realism as an alternative to both Western secular materialist liberalism and collectivist atheist Marxism.
Tobias CremerApril 20, 2020
The last time I cried was in 2013. I was finishing a tour of Yad Vashem, the Holocaust museum in…
Robert NicholsonJanuary 27, 2019
American Christians should advocate for exhaustive attempts at diplomacy before endorsing US policies that produce further conflict and chaos.
Gregory F. RyanAugust 14, 2018