TCI contributor Brian Auten has posted a review of Molly Worthen’s book, Apostles of Reason. The book is quite critical of what it calls “neo-fundamentalism” and “neo-evangelicalism,” and as such, it is quite controversial. Dr. Auten is evenhanded in his review, noting the areas of strength and weakness. Still, he rightly picks up on the fact […]
Our friend Dr. Brian Auten has a helpful article at the new Political Theology blog on the contemporary discussion over “just intelligence” and the attempts to formulate a “just intelligence theory.” Dr. Auten fears that the conversation has recently been dominated more by in bello rather than ad bellum thought, and he offers a few helpful steps to move forward.
Professor Brian J. Auten has posted a very helpful explanation of Salafi Islam, as well as its peculiar jihadist manifestation. Towards the end, he even gives a “translation” guide, offering loose Christian analogues for Salafi principles to aid the reader. One ought to sharply distinguish between traditional Islam and extremist Salafism, but Dr. Auten’s map is […]