Robert Joustra

 

Robert Joustra (Ph.D., University of Bath) teaches politics & international studies at Redeemer University College, where he is also Director of the Centre for Christian Scholarship. He is the author and editor of several books, most recently The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom: Why Foreign Policy Needs Political Theology (Routledge, 2017). He is a Fellow with the Center for Public Justice and an Editorial Fellow with The Review of Faith & International Affairs.

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Writings

The Living Faith of the Dead
Aug 1, 2013
Convivium Article
Democracies' Anxious Youth
Jul 22, 2013
Convivium Article
Reasonable Accommodation in Reverse
Apr 26, 2013
Convivium Article
Three Cheers for Motion 382
Apr 25, 2013
Convivium Article
Gaming Out the Ambiguous Morality of Apocalypse
Apr 19, 2013
Convivium Article
All Hail the Twitterati
Apr 12, 2013
Convivium Article
Here Come the Wonksters
Apr 5, 2013
Convivium Article
I, for one, Welcome our new Ambassador of Religious Freedom
Feb 18, 2013
Convivium Article
Are Missionaries the Henchmen of Empire?
Feb 15, 2013
Convivium Article
Why I am For an Islamic Law School
Feb 8, 2013
Convivium Article
The Peril of Christian Humanitarianism
Feb 1, 2013
Convivium Article
Needed for Rebooting Conservative Aid Policy: Less Fox, More Foxes
Jan 11, 2013
Convivium Article
Pressing Upon the Imagination of the Cynical
Jan 3, 2013
Convivium Article
Bring on that Foreign Policy Review
Dec 13, 2012
Convivium Article
Stealth Fighter Fever
Dec 7, 2012
Convivium Article
Wishing for a Secret Agenda
Nov 21, 2012
Convivium Article
The Devil's Advocate
Nov 2, 2012
Convivium Article
Meet the New Boss
Nov 1, 2012
Convivium Article
The Kung Fu Panda Problem: Gangnam Style goes Global
Oct 26, 2012
Convivium Article
Religious Freedom and Social Architecture
Oct 15, 2012
Convivium Article
The Monsters under our Political Beds
Oct 12, 2012
Comment Article
Naughty News Makers
Sep 28, 2012
Convivium Article
Millennials Will Save Cities, and Destroy the Country
Sep 20, 2012
Convivium Article
The Absurdity of Reconciliation
Sep 7, 2012
Comment Article
Culture without War still needs Parties
Sep 6, 2012
Convivium Article
Alone in the Void
Aug 3, 2012
Convivium Article
The Caspian Sea Monster
Jul 27, 2012
Convivium Article
The Leaning Tower of Ivory
Jul 20, 2012
Convivium Article
The Chickens are Restless
Jul 12, 2012
Convivium Article
The Third Option
Jun 28, 2012
Convivium Article
A Revenant Renaissance
Jun 15, 2012
Convivium Article
Superheroes: the Saints of the State
Jun 8, 2012
Convivium Article
Time to Think
May 11, 2012
Convivium Article
Wiebo's War
May 3, 2012
Convivium Article
The Tyranny of Extroverts
Apr 19, 2012
Convivium Article
Our Dystopian Rut
Apr 11, 2012
Convivium Article
Does Canada have Social Conservatives?
Mar 30, 2012
Convivium Article
The Long, Slow, Nail-Biting Crawl to Harper's Federalism
Mar 29, 2012
CPiP Article
The Games of Yanks and Canucks
Mar 23, 2012
Convivium Article
Grab your Bag. It's On.
Mar 16, 2012
Convivium Article
Christian Labour as Competitive Advantage
Mar 2, 2012
Convivium Article
Vatican Foreign Policy Exposes Fault Lines Without, but also Within
Feb 17, 2012
Convivium Article
The Vanity of Foxes
Feb 10, 2012
Convivium Article
Don't let the smallness confuse you
Feb 3, 2012
Convivium Article
One Story to Rule Them All: Is there such a thing as a monoculture?
Jan 27, 2012
Comment Article
Union Metaphors
Jan 25, 2012
Convivium Article
The Instant Super Cities of Oil Empires
Jan 19, 2012
Convivium Article
Have think tanks stopped thinking?
Jan 10, 2012
Convivium Article
There can be no peace, after Westphalia
Jan 6, 2012
Convivium Article
Another Evangelical Conspiracy, The Office of Religious Freedom
Dec 9, 2011
Convivium Article
Foreign Affairs, Version 2.0?
Nov 25, 2011
Convivium Article
The Struggle for Canada's Soul
Nov 24, 2011
CPiP Article
Century for Sale
Nov 24, 2011
CPiP Article
The Globalization of Graffiti
Nov 18, 2011
Convivium Article
Is all foreign policy missiology?
Nov 9, 2011
Convivium Article
Unlikely Disciples and Damned Lies
Nov 3, 2011
Convivium Article
How to Tax the Rich
Oct 28, 2011
Convivium Article
Go Local, Young Man
Oct 27, 2011
CPiP Article
Some corrections from last week
Oct 21, 2011
Convivium Article
Occupy because we can: keep this asinine activism out of Canada
Oct 14, 2011
Convivium Article
A global spring with no happy ending in sight
Oct 7, 2011
Convivium Article
Why don't creative young writers care if they get paid?—and why they should
Sep 30, 2011
Convivium Article
Why I Am For Justice
Sep 26, 2011
Convivium Article
Defending Idealism in the Legacy of 9/11
Sep 23, 2011
Convivium Article
Big Religion, Big State: Reflections on Downsizing
Sep 16, 2011
Convivium Article
Raised Right but Tangled She Remains
Sep 8, 2011
Convivium Article
War gaming
Sep 2, 2011
Convivium Article
Hope is not a political virtue
Aug 26, 2011
Convivium Article
The Old Testament is Homophobic, Patriarchal, and Violent: Now What?
Aug 19, 2011
Convivium Article
Learning to love the long revision
Aug 12, 2011
Convivium Article
Budget Deficit, the Debt Ceiling, and the Fifth Horseman
Jul 29, 2011
Convivium Article
A Eulogy for Atlantis
Jul 22, 2011
Convivium Article
The Power of Pottermania
Jul 15, 2011
Comment Article
Sim City and its Discontents
Jul 8, 2011
Convivium Article
Baptizing the Imagination
Jun 17, 2011
Convivium Article
Watching the Watchers: Religious Freedom for Whom?
Jun 10, 2011
Convivium Article
Is it Time for the Ideas Yet?
Jun 8, 2011
CPiP Article
Intern Nation
Jun 1, 2011
Convivium Article
I Tweeted Hugo Chavez
May 30, 2011
Comment Article
The BRIC Shift: Decadence and Decline or "The Rise of the Rest"?
May 27, 2011
Convivium Article
Religion? In Canadian Politics? Please. I'm eating breakfast.
May 20, 2011
Convivium Article
'Hiding in plain sight'
May 13, 2011
Convivium Article
Is non-partisanship real piety?
May 6, 2011
Convivium Article
Fights We'll Wish We Had: a Four Sectors Analysis of the 2011 Canadian Federal Election
May 3, 2011
CPiP Article
The Great Divorce: Superman and American Foreign Policy
Apr 29, 2011
Convivium Article
The Embarrassment of Power: Does Constantine Need Defending?
Mar 25, 2011
Comment Article
When I Train I am Free
Dec 22, 2010
CPiP Article
"Editing" the Web
Nov 19, 2010
Comment Article
Social Justice
Oct 22, 2010
Comment Article
Is Bigger Better? Building a Thick Society
Oct 21, 2010
CPiP Article
The Ecumenical Social Justice Ship: Full Steam Ahead or Teetering Titanic?
Sep 24, 2010
Comment Article
Can Faith-Based Relief Agencies do Foreign Aid?
Sep 8, 2010
Convivium Article
The First Virtue
Sep 6, 2010
Convivium Article
Fast or Slow Justice? Civitas in Retrospect
Jul 19, 2010
Convivium Article
Editorial: Seize the Quarterlife Crisis
Jun 1, 2010
Comment Article
Here there be Dragons
May 28, 2010
Comment Article
Is Theory a Hoax?
May 18, 2010
Convivium Article
Falling in Love (with Institutions)
Apr 21, 2010
Convivium Article
A Week of Caritas in Veritate
Apr 14, 2010
Convivium Article
Saving the world takes more than an English degree
Apr 1, 2010
Comment Article
Cardus' 2010 Federal Budget Analysis: Long-Term Talk Masks Short-Term Thinking
Mar 10, 2010
CPiP Article
The Party Line: Responses From Canada's Major Political Parties
Mar 10, 2010
CPiP Article
Doing Public Life and (Still) Believing Stuff
Mar 1, 2010
Comment Article
Love Languages are not your Problem
Feb 24, 2010
Convivium Article
Vive le résistance?
Jan 12, 2010
Convivium Article
Where did the Foreign Service Go?
Jan 6, 2010
Convivium Article
Think Different
Nov 20, 2009
CPiP Article
Fair Trade and Dead Aid: "My Voice Can't Compete with an Electric Guitar"
Nov 6, 2009
Comment Article
Think Different
Aug 6, 2009
Research Report
Conversations: Geoff Ryan, "The Recession's Urban Impact"
Jun 8, 2009
Cardus Audio
World of Faith and Freedom by Thomas F. Farr
Apr 1, 2009
CPiP Article
Recovering Christian Realism in "Terrifying Times"
Mar 13, 2009
Comment Article
Editorial: Knee-deep in Hot Fuzz
Mar 1, 2009
Comment Article
Who Hurts the Most in Recessions?
Feb 25, 2009
Convivium Article
There Will be Blood
Feb 24, 2009
Convivium Article
Blind Spot
Feb 20, 2009
Convivium Article
Empathy and the Life of the Mind
Feb 18, 2009
Convivium Article
The Academic Underclass
Feb 4, 2009
Convivium Article
The Cost of Talent
Feb 4, 2009
Convivium Article
York U vs CUPE: What is the Public Responsibility of the Academy?
Jan 24, 2009
Convivium Article
The Psychology of Economics
Jan 16, 2009
Convivium Article
One Generation to the Next
Jan 2, 2009
Convivium Article
What Others are Saying: The Think Tank Index
Jan 1, 2009
CPiP Article
What Others Are Saying: "Snap Shots" From Advocates and Associations
Jan 1, 2009
CPiP Article
The End of Wall Street
Nov 18, 2008
Convivium Article
An Economy that Doesn't Deserve Bailing Out?
Nov 18, 2008
Convivium Article
"Globalization and Grace": public theology bridging global disparity
Jun 20, 2008
Comment Article
Giving ideas legs
Jun 1, 2008
Comment Article
Toronto the Good
Mar 1, 2008
Research Report
The greatest invention in the history of mankind
Feb 15, 2008
Comment Article
The line between good and evil
Feb 15, 2008
Comment Article

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