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Picking a Path Towards Progress

Picking a Path Towards Progress

Obviously, no one is wholly satisfied with our present situation, and whatever our differences, everyone wants the best for the nation. However, while most everyone would agree that it is time for America to turn over a new leaf, our visions for the country are intractably distinct, and before we can proceed, we need to have a really real discussion about what progress actually means.

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Does the United States Have a Moral Obligation to Protect Taiwan?

Does the United States Have a Moral Obligation to Protect Taiwan?

For years, political forecasters have warned us that China is ready to strike at peace and freedom in Asia; we just hadn’t seen it yet. I believed them, and I agreed it was coming, but this fast? Over the last year we have witnessed a city internationally recognized for freedom and prosperity fall into the greedy and despotic hand of the CCP. This event has raised countless questions among those interested in the region; for me, the most pressing one is, “What should we do if they try to take Taiwan?”

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America Under Siege: Election Interference and the Importance of Integrity

America Under Siege: Election Interference and the Importance of Integrity

In 2016, controversy arose over foreign actors trying to influence the future of the US presidency, casting doubt on the process and, ultimately, the outcome’s legitimacy. In fact, in the aftermath of the election, it became routine to see talk of foreign interference splashed across phone and television screens, giving many Americans the sense that nefarious actors had seriously undermined our democracy.

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The Limits and Advantages of Systemic Racism Theory for Christian Thought

The Limits and Advantages of Systemic Racism Theory for Christian Thought

In the wake of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and the deaths of other black victims of police violence, discussions about racial justice have concerned tiers of racism — individual, institutional, and systemic. The philosophical underpinning of these terms makes assumptions about the nature of disparity, humanity, and prejudice that often go unchecked. What does intellectually responsible engagement in such conversations look like, and how should Christians navigate the concept of systemic racism?

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Material Political Ends and Immanent Christianity

Material Political Ends and Immanent Christianity

As American politics has become more polarized, American Christians have followed suit. On the left, many progressive Christians embrace socialist ideas and semi-revolutionary tactics as the most effective means of achieving social justice. On the right, post-liberals...

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