Christianity & National Security: Exploring Church Teaching on Government’s Divine Vocation

Providence: A Journal of Christianity & American Foreign Policy hosted a groundbreaking two-day conference on essential historic Christian teaching about God’s purpose for government, starting with its vocation for security and public order.

The conference included leading scholars and practitioners of political theology and national security, including IHE Executive Director, Joseph Capizzi. They addressed issues such as Just War teaching, nuclear weapons, Reinhold Niebuhr, Christian Realism, nationalism, international human rights, American Exceptionalism, torture, and terrorism.

The event was open to all but was especially aimed at Christian young people who are graduate students or early career.