Patriotism is part of our repertoire of civic ideals and identities, as Jean Bethke Elshtain reminded us. While its excesses and perversions are to be lamented, Patriotism rightly perceived yields a concern for the moral tenor of one’s culture.
J. Daryl CharlesOctober 25, 2022
Niebuhr realized that an overweening faith in the powers of human rationality was a severely misplaced and perpetual threat which has reemerged in 2022 America.
Gregory F. RyanSeptember 6, 2022
As Promisel and Russell have argued, the Catholic Church’s teaching on solidarity should serve as a signpost for the US to navigate the next pandemic
Lee TrepanierAugust 24, 2022
Biden fears escalation; this plays into the hands of Putin, the former KGB operative, who exploits the West’s moral weakness with both cunning and barbarism.
J. Daryl CharlesAugust 8, 2022
Tunisia’s democratic repeal of their constitution should raise questions about the purpose and goals of the US-backed Arab Spring
Jackson WatersJuly 27, 2022
Love of country, patriotism, unity, the desire for religious liberty, and the hopes to see the world evangelized ought to mark Christians. Yet, these qualities exist alongside the realities of a fallen world, marred by sin.
Cory HigdonJuly 14, 2022
Xi Jinping is watching the Ukrainian invasion closely and is strategizing his long-term interactions with the democratic world based on the West’s response.
Jianli Yang & Yan YuJuly 8, 2022
The study of international relations history, history in general, and the origins and nature of diplomacy and international law reveals the absolutely central role that Christian faith has played in the development of these concepts.
Walter Russell MeadJune 12, 2019
Nationalism is on the rise worldwide with nationalist-oriented leaders taking the helm in some of the largest countries. Some call them “authoritarians,” others “populists.”
Daniel StrandJune 4, 2019