2010 and 2009 Editions

Winter 2010/11


GOD, MAN and WAR/God and Human Nature The Moral Foundations of Society by Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of Great Britain
GOD, MAN and WAR/The History of War Christianity, the West, and Just War in the Twenty-First Century, by Peter Lee, PhD, King's College London, Lecturer in Air Power Studies at Royal Air Force College Cranwell in Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

NATIONAL SECURITY/Strategic Leadership The Problem of Assessing Torture by Daniel R. Heimbach, Ph.D., Professor of Ethics, Southeastern Baptist Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina, USA

NATIONAL SECURITY/Strategic Decision Making Thinking Seriously about Institutions, A review of On Thinking Institutionally, author Hugh Heclo (2008), by Andrew Taylor, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science at North Carolina State University. This review was published in Modern Age journal, Spring 2010.
LEADERSHIP/Developing and Teaching Leadership Doctrine

The Army Profession of Arms, a U.S. Army White Paper

"Calling" and the Military Profession: Part 3 of 3, by Lieutenant Colonel Scott Frickenstein, U.S. Air Force

LEADERSHIP/Practicing and Mentoring Leadership Thinking Christianly about Career: A personal odyssey by Al Shine, Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired

JFW Blog: Thinking about the Profession of Arms is an attempt to develop a dialogue about this White Paper. Send comments on the following question, or other related topics, to the editor This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it : "What are the spiritual beliefs and attitudes that undergird, shape and support the U.S. Army's Core Values, its ethic, its culture and its professional relationships and responsibilities? (You may also focus your responses on other services or other national armed forces.)

Fall 2010

GOD, MAN and WAR: God and Human Nature A Time to Stand: The Christian Faith and the Conflict of Civilizations by Os Guiness, D.Phil, Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum
GOD, MAN and WAR: History of War

Ancient and Modern Nation Building: The Biblical Model for the American Experience by Dov S. Zakheim, Under Secretary for Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer for the U.S. Department of Defense from 2001-2004

Freedom and Justice in Islam by Bernard Lewis, Ph.D., Cleveland E. Dodge Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University

LEADERSHIP: Developing and Teaching Leadership Doctrine "Calling" and the Military Profession (Part 2 of 3 parts) by Scott G. Frickenstein, Ph.D., Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force
LEADERSHIP: Commentary

Thoughts on a New Knighthood by Most Reverend Charles C. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Denver, Colorado, USA

Paganism, Religious Freedom and Officership: A Christian Military Perspective by Major Jonathan C. Dowty, U.S. Air Force

Spring 2010 Edition

GOD, MAN AND WAR: God and Human Nature Biblical Perspectives on a Christian's Service in War by Al Shine, Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired
LEADERSHIP: Developing and Teaching Leadership Doctrine

Creed and Culture in the American Founding by Bradley C.S. Watson, Ph.D.
"Calling" and the Military Profession (Part 1 of 3 parts) by Scott G. Frickenstein, Ph.D., Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force

LEADERSHIP: Practicing and Mentoring Leadership

Influencing Security Operations across a Cultural Boundary by Bruce Sidebotham, Chaplain(Major), U.S. Army Reserve, D.Min
Shrinking in Christ: The Power of Selfless Service by Lee E. DeRemer, Colonel, U.S. Air Force, Retired, Professor, Ethics and Strategic Leadership, U.S. Army War College

LEADERSHIP: Commentary The Witness of the Soldier Christian by Don M. Snider, Ph.D., Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired, Faculty, U.S. Army War College

BOOK REVIEW: “Humanism on Trial” by Hugh Mercer Curtler, Ph.D. A review of The Wreck of Western Culture, by John Carroll, reprinted from Modern Age journal

Fall 2009: Inaugural Edition This journal focuses on the innately spiritual nature of leadership in the formulation and execution of national security policies in the English-speaking nations of the world. For more info on the Journal please see the items in “About JFW” in the Main Menu at left. Here is what we offer as we begin the first edition:

GOD, MAN AND WAR: God and Human Nature

The Problem of Universal Ethics for Christian Pacifists, by Professor Daniel R. Heimbach, Ph.D.
Religious Perceptions of the Just War and Military Ethics, by Colonel Ivar Hellberg, British Army, Retired

GOD, MAN AND WAR: History of War The Future of Western War, by Professor Victor Davis Hanson, Ph.D.

NATIONAL SECURITY: Strategic Decision Making Faith, Reason and the War Against Jihadism, by George Weigel

NATIONAL SECURITY: Strategic Leadership

Christianity, Virtue, and the Intelligence Profession, by Colonel Charles A. “Tony” Pfaff, U.S. Army

Reacting to the Coming Changes in “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT), by Colonel Don M. Snider, U.S. Army, Retired, Ph.D.

LEADERSHIP: Developing Leadership Doctrine Story and Community: Vital Keys for a Christian Approach to Military Ethics in the 21st Century, by Reverend Dr. Victor Dobbin, Major General, British Army, Retired
LEADERSHIP: Practicing and Mentoring Leadership Pointing North: Lessons Learned by an Infantry Platoon Commander in Afghanistan, by First Lieutenant Patrick “Paddy” Bury

Book Review: The Abusive Exploitation of the Human Religious Sentiment: Michael Burleigh as Historian of “Political Religion,” by Professor Daniel J. Mahoney, Ph.D.

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