On the Scandal of the Evangelical Mind - Fourteen Years On
David Aikman reports on a November 26, 2008, evening discussion at The Trinity Forum with Mark Noll, author of The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind.
The Grand Alliance
David Aikman reviews David and Winston: How the Friendship Between Lloyd George and Winston Churchill Changed the Course of History in The Weekly Standard, November 8, 2008.
A Historic Election
With election day still days away, David Aikman notes the historical nature of the 2008 election, Trinity Forum "Provocations" column, October 30, 2008.
A New Bretton Woods for the New Millennium
David Aikman discusses the possible result of the worldwide economic crisis, Trinity Forum "Provocations" column, October 21, 1008.
"Obama's Cult of Personality"
David Aikman highlights disturbing signs in the adulation of presidential candidate Barack Obama, Trinity Forum "Provocations" column, October 14, 2008.
The Financial Tsunami
David Aikman writes about the lead-up to the world economic crisis, Trinity Forum "Provocations" column, September 29, 2008.
Electoral Politics: The Possibility of a 'Perfect Storm'
David Aikman looks at unfolding national and world events that could decide the presidential election, Trinity Forum "Provocations" column, September 18, 2008.
Putin's Brezhnev Doctrine
David Aikman's take on Russian actions against Georgia, Trinity Forum "Provocations" column, August 20, 2008
The Reason is Christianity
Adapted from a speech delivered at the "Chinese House Church on Missions & Evangelism" conference in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Robert Morrison's arrival in China, organized by China Ministries International. Article in English and Chinese appeared in the "China Ministry Report," April 2007-March 2008.
David Aikman's column on world affairs in Christianity Today that ran from June 2006 to December 2007.
The Great Revival: Understanding Religious "Fundamentalism"
David Aikman's review of the book, The Great Revival: Understanding Religious "Fundamentalism" in the Council of Foreign Relations' journal Foreign Affairs, July/August 2003.
Civilization's Fight; Before and After September 11, 2001
In this October 2001 Trinity Forum Briefing (Vol. 2 Issue 1), David Aikman discusses the atrocity and tragedy of September 11 as a challenge both to the U.S. and to the whole of the civilized world, suggesting that, as with all crises, it could turn into one of the great national and diplomatic opportunities for the U.S.
The Revelation of Hope
Adapted from an address given by David Aikman to the 1997 New Europe Forum (NEF) in Brussels at their annual meeting.
Time Magazine Articles (1.8mb)
Over a 23-year career at TIME Magazine, David Aikman was a Senior Correspondent and foreign correspondent who reported from five continents and more than 55 countries, focusing especially on Russia, China, and the Middle East. He has interviewed several major world figures (from Mother Teresa to Manuel Noriega, from Alexander Solzhenitsyn to Pham Van Dong, from Boris Yeltsin to Billy Graham).