“Truth and love must prevail over lies and hatred!” is how Václav Havel ended his speech to a crowd of freedom-longing people gathered in Prague on December 10, 1989. This statement was one of the slogans of the Velvet Revolution and embodied the overall spirit of this unparalleled historical event.
Lubomir Martin OndrasekMay 26, 2022
Retribution is the form love sometimes takes when nothing else will requite injustice.
Marc LiVeccheSeptember 24, 2021
Christ’s treatment of Judas, despite his betrayal, illustrates the Divine Love that was willing to bring human beings into being despite the risks. Because that’s what love does.
Marc LiVeccheMarch 31, 2021
While I am in large agreement with Shadi Hamid’s essay, I find myself a bit underwhelmed for a few reasons.
James R. WoodMarch 25, 2021
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
What will be lost to many—including too many Christians—is the fact that this pledge of “never again” is, if it is to mean anything at all, a promise to fight if, in the last resort and with the aim of peace, nothing else will protect the innocent, requite an injustice, or punish evil.
Marc LiVeccheJanuary 27, 2020
There are three important reasons why Paul Ramsey’s “The Just War” should be remembered and read by those who haven’t yet encountered it, or reread by those who have.
James Turner JohnsonSeptember 30, 2019
Tonight people will gather for Burns Night to remember one of Scotland’s national heroes. But should this man’s flaws cause us to rethink his place in national mythmaking and nationalism in general?
Mark MeltonJanuary 25, 2019
Works by C.S. Lewis and Tim Keller can help us understand the outlines of a healthy Christian patriotism—a righteous love of one’s imperfect country and home, including the people there and much more.
Mark MeltonJanuary 22, 2019