More than any crisis in modern memory, the War on Terror—including the current U.S. military presence in Iraq—is being debated in religious, usually Christian, terms. We explore the nuances of that debate with a former war correspondent, a political theorist, and a renowned preacher. We ask how and whether Christian principles really make a difference at this moment in our national life—and if not, why not?
was the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and minister to Memorial Church at Harvard University.
was an author and Laura Spelman Rockefeller Professor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago Divinity School.