Nigel Biggar

Nigel Biggar reviews 'The Darkest Days' by Douglas Newton

Nigel Biggar
26 February 2015

Every author has his prejudices and it is usually best to lay them face-up on the table. Then the reader can track their influence, watching how they structure interpretation and noting any gaps that open up between the data and their construal. In this Douglas Newton is exemplary. No one can read the opening pages of his book and be left in any doubt about his main ... More

Andrew Alexandra reviews 'In Defence of War' by Nigel Biggar

Andrew Alexandra
27 May 2014

This book by Nigel Biggar, Anglican minister and Oxford Professor of Theology, is in the rich and broad tradition of thinking about war known as Just War Theory (JWT). JWT sees war as just More