This article was published in The Bulwark. Below is a teaser. You can read the full article by clicking the link at the bottom of the post. “When Hungarian armies invaded Europe around A.D. 900, shooting arrows from horseback and… Read More ›
What drives people to cooperate with evil? I explore this question with Alex Faludy, a journalist based in Budapest, and Robert Ericksen, Kurt Mayer Chair of Holocaust Studies Emeritus at Pacific Lutheran University. We consider the cases of Nazi and… Read More ›
H. David Baer (professor of theology), Alexander Faludy (journalist, church historian), and Joseph Novak (Hungarian Baptist pastor) discuss Ron Dreher’s new book, Live Not By Lies, and consider the questions: How well has Dreher described the experience of East European Christians? Is Dreher right to draw parallels between 20th century communism and American today?
The nonprofit I founded, Christians Associated for Democracy, arranged for the translation into English of Hungary’s recent emergency act on COVID. The law allows the Hungarian government to rule by decree until the end of the COVID crisis, whenever that… Read More ›
Itt tölthető le a cikk A cikk angolul A magyar „rabszolgatörvény” és a bíróságokról szóló törvény miatti felháborodásunkban azonban se feledkezzünk meg arról, hogy az Országgyűlés a 2018. december 11-i mozgalmas ülésszaka folyamán a magyar egyháztörvényt is módosította. Az Orbán… Read More ›
Here’s a review I wrote of Christianity, Democracy, and the Shadow of Constantine (2017) for the journal Occasional Papers on Religion and Eastern Europe. “Western Christians committed to the ideal of liberal democracy, like the author of this review, are often… Read More ›
Demonstrators protesting Lex CEU / Source: CEU webpage Early in April, the Hungarian parliament, tightly controlled by the country’s autocratic prime minister, Viktor Orbán, passed a law aimed at forcing the closure of Budapest’s independent and prestigious Central European University…. Read More ›
My column in the The Cresset reflects on the reasons for failed US foreign policy over two administrations. “President Obama, speaking recently to the press, dismissed all criticism of his foreign policy as “half baked” “mumbo jumbo.” This strong declamation,… Read More ›