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
The mindset of many of First Things’ authors, most notably its senior editor, R.R. Reno, strikes me as that of an angry and bitter remnant. They write as though they are the last Christians in America.
Jason E. VickersApril 7, 2020
A theologian’s task in time of plague is to show the light and give people hope. In recent years, many of us trained as theologians have traded our office for that of the pundit and scold. That we have so little worthwhile to say now, in this unprecedented time of fear and uncertainty, is yet one more sign of judgment.
Joseph E. Capizzi & H. David BaerMarch 31, 2020
Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic in which the United States must seemingly make the frightful choice between saving lives and saving the economy, we inexplicably have a legion of volunteer mathematicians lining up to show off how well they can make the terrible calculations to decide who lives and who dies.
Paul D. MillerMarch 25, 2020
I welcome the effort to give nationalism more depth because one of the more maddening features of political debate over the past few years is the difficulty in nailing down what exactly the nationalist side believes. In that spirit, I have some questions for the advocates of National Conservatism.
Paul D. MillerJuly 10, 2019
While there are many nuances and side issues in the debate between David French and Sohrab Ahmari, the crux of the disagreement appears to be a general clash between two opposing political philosophies adopted by religious believers: Catholic integralism and classical liberalism.
Joe CarterJune 25, 2019
What should Christians think of globalism and nationalism?
A.J. NolteDecember 6, 2018