4 Reasons to Support Iran Nuclear Agreement

More than 50 American Christian leaders have signed a letter to Congress expressing support for the diplomatic agreement with Iran that would limit that nation’s nuclear program. These signatories include United Methodist Church bishops and other mainline...

Just War Theory: A Time for Careful Evaluation

A Baptist scholar and ethicist declared recently that the conflict in Afghanistan is an unjust war. Robert Parham, executive director of the Baptist Center for Ethics, wrote in his column at EthicsDaily.com that President Obama’s decision to increase troop size...

How to Determine When War is Just or Unjust

On Dec. 1, President Obama addressed the nation and made a case why more war was needed to bring the present war in Afghanistan to a close. Immediately, many ethicists charged that Obama’s proposal failed the “just war” litmus test. Just war is a...