Jonathan Leeman

Government’s Two-Edged Sword

The Christian challenge is to identify a role for good government to restrain evil alongside other God-given institutions while at the same time establishing robust means to check the evil of government.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
A Terror to Bad Conduct: Christian Statecraft and the Death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

For his countless acts of callousness and injustice, Baghdadi deserved to die, and I can be thankful that the world is spared from his terror without sacrificing my Christianity to say as much.

Augustine the “Liberal”?
Augustine the “Liberal”?

In a recent issue of Providence, several scholars presented a defense of liberalism that cited Augustine. Daniel Strand responds that many things about Augustine are not liberal at all and would probably set him deeply at odds with American liberal democracy.

Is Christianity Compatible with Liberal Democracy?
Is Christianity Compatible with Liberal Democracy?

Last September, Providence hosted an event where Paul Miller, Jonathan Leeman, and Jennifer Marshall spoke about whether or not Christianity is compatible with liberal democracy.

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