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How Should a Christian Approach War, Peace, and World Order?

How Should a Christian Approach War, Peace, and World Order?

As a college student interested in foreign policy and grand strategy, I applied for the AEI Values & Capitalism Summer Honors Program searching for ways to incorporate my Christian faith into my approach to international relations and armed conflict. While I left with still more questions than answers, I gained valuable insight into how Christians throughout history have approached these topics. Of the documents covered during my “Christian Faith and American Foreign Policy” class at AEI, which was taught by Dr. Will Inboden, I found St. Augustine’s City of God to provide the most insight.

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The Complexity of Markets

The Complexity of Markets

In our current polarized political environment, it is easy to paint in black and white and pit staunchly liberal and conservative viewpoints in direct opposition of each other on a number of issues.The question of free markets is no different.It is easy for our categorical minds to identify only two options: a completely free market versus a government-regulated economy or more broadly, capitalism versus socialism.

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Character & Courage in the 21st Century

Character & Courage in the 21st Century

    In a world of constant noise, true character may be fleeting. Politicians and leaders on both the left and right have failed the litmus test of proper character, and we increasingly find ourselves trusting these individuals less and less. With our current social climate,  the question must be presented: is it possible to maintain a sense of character and courage in the 21st century?

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The Future of Liberalism

The Future of Liberalism

The Future of Liberalism: Christian Perspectives on the Sustainability of the Liberal Order A compilation of essays written by Kevin Brown, Steven Clements, Sarah Estelle, Darren Guerra, John Lunn, and Steven McMullen READ THE FULL TEXT FOREWORD: The United States,...

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