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H. David Baer

H. David Baer is the Pastor Gerhard A. and Marion Poehlmann Professor in Theology at Texas Lutheran University. Twitter: @h_david_baer.

Articles by H. David Baer

March 18, 2024 3:52 am

In Hungary, Scandal and Crisis Suddenly Energize the Opposition

The Orbán regime’s hypocrisy and corruption have created a new star, Péter Magyar.
H. David Baer
August 28, 2023 5:15 am

How to Understand Germany’s Policy Toward Ukraine

The new leadership role Germany is creating for itself in Europe is rooted in complications and contradictions that go back…
H. David Baer
February 16, 2023 5:30 am

Lashing Out, Rod Dreher (Again) Reveals His Ignorance of Hungary

A Louisiana blogger in Viktor Orbán’s court.
H. David Baer
November 1, 2022 5:30 am

Education Protests in Hungary Rock the Orbán Government

Civil disobedience and demonstrations by teachers are creating difficulties for Viktor Orbán—but can they be sustained?
H. David Baer
July 26, 2022 5:30 am

What Viktor Orbán Revealed This Weekend

His remarks about race made headlines, but it’s his plans for Hungary’s role in the world that should worry us.
H. David Baer
July 6, 2022 5:30 am

What the ‘National Conservatives’ Get Wrong About Liberalism

It is inseparable from the rise of the modern nation-state whose sovereignty they hold dear.
H. David Baer
April 3, 2022 11:12 pm

Hungary’s Autocrat Orbán Fends Off Opposition Challenge

The leader beloved of American national conservatives has won re-election.
H. David Baer
March 21, 2022 5:30 am

Expect a Viktor Orbán Win Next Month

The Hungarian prime minister has manipulated his country’s electoral system to his party’s advantage.
H. David Baer
September 21, 2021 5:30 am

Three Myths About Viktor Orbán and His Remaking of Hungary

Even commentators who claim to be familiar with Hungary get some big things wrong.
H. David Baer