Nationalism

The Small Nations and European Reconstruction
The Small Nations and European Reconstruction

In 1942, Christianity & Crisis argues the importance of preserving and incorporating smaller nation-states when reconstructing Europe after World War II.

Star Wars 40 Years Ago American Renewal Responsibility Patriotism
“Star Wars” 40 Years Ago

The rhapsodic public reception that Star Wars received 40 years ago in America, even as it was originally banned in the Soviet Union, was part of a larger, slowly emerging renewal of American confidence in its democratic principles and in its global responsibilities.

Christians and American Empire
Christians and American Empire

Preoccupation with “empire” by some American Christian elites may be back now that Donald Trump is president.

Russia, America & National Self-Criticism
Russia, America & National Self-Criticism

This week in Moscow there was the usual lavish military parade, bristling with missiles and other weaponry, commemorating victory in…

The Renewal of Global Order

If nation-states are important in securing global goods, the United States should make the renewal of nation-states a priority so that a more stable global order can be achieved.

Pope Francis & Egyptian Christian Nationalism

As Pope Francis entered a stadium in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday to conduct a mass, thousands of Egyptian Catholics waved…

Syria & American DNA

It’s been widely noted that the U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian airbase seem at odds with Donald Trump’s electioneering opposition to American intervention. But there should be little surprise.

Brexit Godly Nationalism
Brexit & a Godly Nationalism

What can Anglican legacy teach us, Christian or not, about building just and sustainable societies and nations? Very likely a great deal. Rather than critiquing nationalism, more of Christianity needs a theology of just and godly nationalism.