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All Articles by Austin Rogers

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Culture

Resist The New American Culture War Vortex

As much as sensible libertarians would like to be discussing and debating substantive issues like the national budget, economic freedom, …

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Culture

The Rot At The Core Of American Politics

“The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.” —Thomas Jefferson …

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Christian Worldview

Three Reasons To Thank God For Globalization

“And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and …

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Christian Worldview

Who Is My Brother’s Keeper?

“The day when we decide that the Government is our brother’s keeper, that is the day the spirit of compassion …

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Book Reviews

Seven Gray Swans in the American Economy

The topic of how Christians ought to manage their finances through evolving political and economic environments can be a tricky …

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Book Reviews

God And Money: Three Radical Ideas

Jesus Christ enjoyed the greatest privilege imaginable, and yet he did not hoard it for himself. Instead, he lovingly sacrificed …

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Politics

Trump: A Presidential Post-Mortem

In the wake of this highly contentious election, it would be useful to issue an early autopsy on the Trump presidency — not so much about why he didn’t win, but rather the good or bad of his policies and actions as president. Through such a post-mortem, I think it will become clear why pessimism about America is well-founded for libertarians and classical liberals today.

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Culture

“Christian America” Is Dead. Where Does Our Hope Come From?

When it comes to the contemporary political and cultural landscape, I believe a large segment of American Christians feel completely surrounded with no means of escape, and they are fighting like hell against their enemies. To be sure, not every American Christian feels this way — only those who identify America, consciously or subconsciously, as fundamentally Christian in its character and values.

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Culture

The Two American Conservatisms

“We cannot allow our country to be deprived of the Judeo-Christian values that make it so great.” That is the …

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Christian Worldview

Christians Should Be Neither Culturally Conservative Nor Culturally Liberal

“Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. Give careful thought to the paths for your …

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Economics

The Misunderstood Milton Friedman: Profit Maximization Or Shareholder Preference?

“Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me?” —Matthew 20:15 Do businesses exist to …

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Economics

National Debt And The Cost of Low Integrity

“You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the …

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Christian Worldview

The Tragedy Of Voting For The “Lesser Of Two Evils”

“And why not do evil that good may come?—as some people slanderously charge us with saying. Their condemnation is just.” …

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Christian Worldview

Christians, Put Not Your Trust In Judges

“Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.” —Psalm 146:3 In …

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Libertarianism

The Politics of Anger

“Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil.” — Psalm 37:8 “Be angry and …

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Economics

Christians Should Care About Wealth Inequality – When It’s Caused By The Government

Some say we are living in a new Gilded Age. The first Gilded Age, you may recall from your old …

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