Support First Things by turning your adblocker off or by making a  donation. Thanks!

God and the Bomb

The best movie you’ll see this year—or, if I’m being honest, this decade—is about two men having a protracted argument about God. If you merely watch the trailer, you may walk away with the erroneous impression that Oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan’s magnum opus, is about the . . . . Continue Reading »

Sakharov’s Legacy

At his funeral a close friend remarked: “It’s been said a village cannot stand without its preacher. What now?” Andrei Sakharov, physicist, so-called “father of the Soviet H-bomb,” three-time Hero of Socialist Labor, winner of the Order of Lenin, had in fact become a sort of father to the . . . . Continue Reading »

Filter Tag Articles