First Things - Religion and Public Life First Things on your tablet & mobile
Login forgot password? | register Close

Fences and Neighbors

From the Aug/Sept 2018 Print Edition

In his famous speech (in Acts 17) to “men of Athens” at the ­Areopagus, St. Paul speaks of the providential ordering of God as including different nations, each having its particular boundaries. God “made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having . . . . Continue Reading »

Christians as Patriots

From the February 2003 Print Edition

Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, patriotism, for the first time in a long time, became fashionable in America once again. This should prompt reflection among Christians, for the world has always doubted whether Christians”who, after all, like to sing such hymns as “I’m but a . . . . Continue Reading »