Checking in on the Chaplaincy: Update #3

I can’t believe there’s only one more week left of my research on the military chaplaincy! This research got it’s start last fall, when I was taking a class on religion and war in America, and the intersections of church and state. I started wondering how religious chaplains fared in secular environments, and that question […]

The Civil-Military Divide on Wartime Ethics

When democracies go to war, military and political leaders are faced with a challenge. On the one hand, they must be sensitive to public opinion and perceptions of the war effort. This requires minimizing the harm inflicted upon the non-combatant population of the war zone, and respecting human rights obligations as specified in compacts such […]