Volodymyr Zelensky’s wartime leadership personifies a fierce defense of hearth, home and national sovereignty, a strong sense of national identity, a rejection of imperialism, marital and family values, and regard for human life, all while being in sync with the national purpose of the Ukrainian people.
Kennedy LeeOctober 24, 2022
“A Christian knows, or ought to know, that an adequate Christian political ethic is not established merely by conceiving the most ideal possible solution for a political problem. He must, in all humility, deal with the realities of human nature, as well as the ideal possibilities.”
Christianity & Crisis Magazine & Reinhold Niebuhr & Mark MeltonApril 23, 2021
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ (UDHR) impact across the globe was beyond what Eleanor Roosevelt and its drafters could have imagined. As we look forward, the human rights agenda is in great need of reform and renewal. Perhaps a return to the spirit of 1948 and the wisdom of its original drafters can provide wisdom for the future.
Daniel StrandMarch 16, 2021
One of the main themes of the Old and New Testaments is the nations, a subject that remains largely in the background in the Old Testament but emerges into the foreground in the New Testament.
Timothy W. WhitakerFebruary 18, 2021
For those of us who care about the affairs of state, giving credit where it’s due is just as important as calling out mistakes and missteps.
Alan DowdDecember 18, 2020
Seventy-five years ago, Reinhold Niebuhr wrote this article reflecting on the martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Reinhold Niebuhr & Christianity & Crisis MagazineAugust 4, 2020
While much has been made of Abraham Kuyper’s Calvinistic contributions to domestic political theory, very little (in English) has been said of his foreign policy.
Robert JoustraMay 6, 2020
In The Political Theology of European Integration, Mark Royce corrects the political science discourse by explaining how political theology can affect international relations.
Mark MeltonDecember 11, 2019
Little progress can be made toward improving the human condition of migrants without acknowledging the central role of the nation-state.
Mark AmstutzOctober 11, 2019