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22 Sep 16

Voting as Hiring Ethics

Just pretend you are the owner of a business in the process of hiring a sales represenative. As you listen to a potential new hire and assess his qualifications, he reveals his secret to getting customers to pay on time. He says…

20 Sep 16

10 Reasons Why the Future of Liberty Runs Through Rene Girard

Ever reach that long sought after job promotion, dream vacation, new smartphone, sports car, public recognition, or desired weight only to feel a kind of emptiness, a dread that the itch you thought the status or object you acquired would scratch hasn't…

19 Sep 16

Join the Kingdom Conspiracy

The term 'Kingdom' has become a Christian buzzword. This seems suitable; most commentators agree that the Kingdom of God was a major emphasis (if not the primary theme) of Jesus' public ministry, so it makes sense to hear Christians talk a lot…

14 Sep 16

What Libertarians Want From the Government

Americans of all political persuasions want something from the government, including libertarians. But what libertarians want from the government is quite different from what liberals and conservatives want. Liberals want much from government. To get an idea of just how much they…

13 Sep 16

So You’d Be A Libertarian If It Weren’t For Abortion and Gay Marriage?

Many libertarian Christians, like me, were once conservatives. Many of our friends and family, likewise, are conservative Christians. Often I hear, through comments on social media or personal conversations, that the most common objections to libertarianism from conservatives center around the two…

09 Sep 16

Libertarian Impulses in Early Christianity and Contemporary Theology

Does Christian history and theology shun libertarian ideas? Of course not. In fact, Jamin Hubner argues that we can find libertarian impulses even among early Christians. Listen in to this talk from the Christians For Liberty 2016 Conference, and stay tuned for…

06 Sep 16

The Problem with American Conservatism

"The problem with American conservatism is that it hates the left more than the state, loves the past more than liberty, feels a greater attachment to nationalism than to the idea of self-determination, believes brute force is the answer to all social…

31 Aug 16

The Gotthard Tunnel Ceremony Reveals the Aesthetic of Statism

A friend recently sent me a video to the Gotthard Tunnel opening ceremony in Switzerland that took place on June 1, 2016. The world's largest tunnel, it took 17 years to complete and promises a new era of state managed European and…

29 Aug 16

Conservatism versus Libertarianism

When conservative politicians are trying to get the votes of libertarians and “libertarian-leaning” Republicans, they often tout the supposed affinity between conservatism and libertarianism. They claim that there is a conservative and libertarian confluence of thought on many issues. They maintain that…

11 Aug 16

The End of Stoning: Jesus and the Personhood Revolution

A problem people have when thinking about the lasting legacy of Jesus is the tendency to either objectify him as a ticket into a spiritual in-crowd status or dismiss him as a religious ascetic wholly incapable of relevancy for politics and world…

02 Aug 16

Last day to register for CFL 2016!

Today is the last day to register for CFL 2016! Have you heard about our incredible slate of speakers? Are you excited to come to the great city of Austin, Texas? Or perhaps you're just there for the food? Either way, we…

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