India

Forced Conversions of Christians in India 

A disturbing trend of forced or coerced conversions of Christians to Hinduism is emerging in India

Niebuhr and Gandhi: Comparative Religious Realism

Ghandi and Niebuhr both believed in the power of religion to shape societies and history

Iran and BRICS: Can the Outlier be Tamed?

BRICS is adding many new members, including Iran; what will that mean for the Islamic Regime?

India at 76 Years: What Was Gandhi’s National Vision?

What was the vision Gandhi had for a post-British India?

Radicalization of Modi’s India is National Interest Concern

The United States’ values must be our lodestar in foreign policy, including with India

A Moral Assessment of the British Empire: It’s Complicated

Was the British Empire, all things considered, as evil as some say?

The Man Who Met Gandhi and Hitler

What did a man who encountered both Gandhi and Hitler have to say about the prospects of non-violence? 

Niebuhr’s Report from Scotland, 1947
Niebuhr’s Report from Scotland, 1947

In late winter and early spring 1947, Reinhold Niebuhr visited Europe and wrote short editorials for Christianity and Crisis as he traveled. In the following correspondences, the first coming from Scotland and the second coming from somewhere in the United Kingdom, he offers brief reflections on different current events.

Religious Freedom in India Is in Trouble
Religious Freedom in India Is in Trouble

With the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist ideals, Muslims, Christians, and Dalits have been targets of increasing persecution at the hands of both the state and local mobs.