Hawks Ascend in White House: Just War or *Just* War?
Three weeks ago, I wrote a response to Michael Gerson’s essay in The Atlantic about evangelical support of President Trump. I found it hypocritical that Gerson, a senior policy advisor to President Bush and a member of The White House Iraq Group, was lecturing evangelicals about Trump’s rhetoric when his own administration’s war caused such […]
A Just War and Just War
There’s a world of difference between a just war and just war. There is war for a just reason, and there is war just to be able to say you did something while in office. Wars can serve to boost patriotism, nationalism. and For the GOP, it often bolsters the “rah, rah, rah” spirit that […]
The Anatomy of Peace
Pictured in a group counselling session of parents with problem children, The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict proposes that many people seeking to deal with conflict increase it. It creates a window into the lives of several couples—Lou and Carol at the center—in order to discuss situations which sound familiar to the […]