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Laurie Johnston is a full professor of theology at Emmanuel College, in Boston, and a member of the Community of Sant’Egidio.
FaithFaith and Reason
Laurie Johnston
The great danger of artificial intelligence is not that it is ineffective. It can also perform quite effectively. In fact, it is already transforming modern warfare.
FaithShort Take
Laurie Johnston
It is hard to see how, at the present moment, either Gaza or Israel could possibly meet the traditional criteria of just war theory.
Arts & CultureBooks
Laurie Johnston
Amanda Ripley’s new book offers powerful advice on how to step outside the traps we all fall into when navigating situations of conflict.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Laurie JohnstonDavid Sulewski
As the refugee crisis overwhelmed Europe, religious groups devised an alternative: private funding for resettlement. Two members of the Community of Sant’Egidio write that the Humanitarian Corridors model could work in the U.S.
Faith in Focus
Laurie Johnston
My son is one year old today. That phrase still warms and unnerves me simultaneously: my son. What has changed in this year? The answer that first comes to mind is simply, now I’m afraid of death. Yes, it is a morbid thought, and I do not usually say it aloud. But I feel the reality of it cons