When a President sets forth a new mandate for a nation or when a military commander articulates the rules of engagement for a war, it is vitally important to listen to their prefatory remarks. Thus, it is even more significant when the Creator of the universe makes prefatory remarks before enumerating the basic moral laws [ Read More ]
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Given that America’s public square seems like the combination of a war, a carnival, and a B-rated Hollywood movie, perhaps now is the time for American Christians to work even harder to convince ourselves and our fellow citizens of the value of God’s transcendent moral law. Specifically, we should focus on the moral law as [ Read More ]
For centuries, warfighting was a nation-to-nation reality and wars were often big events. With the advent of nuclear weapons, however, wars are less likely to be big events between powerful nations. Instead, we tend to see small- and medium-sized wars and the use of surrogates. Our military is adjusting, especially since 9/11, to fight these [ Read More ]