All Articles by Doug Stuart

Libertarianism

Progressives, Libertarians, and God’s Economy

When progressives emphasize social justice by using collectivist phrases like “common good” and “caring for our neighbor,” the typical reaction …

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Book Reviews

Christian Faith and Social Justice: Five Views

Since publishing this review, contributor Jason Jewell joined us for the Libertarian Christian Podcast. Listen to the interview here. If …

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Christian Worldview

Notes on Liberty and Christian Faith

During a breakout session at the 2015 International Students for Liberty Conference, I was part of a panel with Norman …

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Economics

Hack Back Against the State

The past 100 years of mostly free markets have witnessed unprecedented advances that allow millions to enjoy life in ways …

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Theology

Peter Enns Tells Me So

Peter Enns is a professor of Biblical Studies at Eastern University with a PhD in Near Ancient Languages and Civilizations …

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Book Reviews

The Bible Tells Me So

I will never forget my Bible college professor’s comment a month before I graduated: “Don’t forget: reading the Bible can …

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Economics

Reading Suggestions for a Progressive Friend

I tend to find myself in the minority among friends with the viewpoints I hold as a libertarian and a …

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Events

Meet the CFL Speakers: Doug Stuart

Regular LCC readers know Doug Stuart well, and I know all attendees will be thrilled to meet him in person …

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Politics

Interview with Brian Zahnd

Brian Zahnd is the founder and lead pastor at Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri. He is the …

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Book Reviews

A Farewell to Mars

I cannot overstate my excitement to promote Brian Zahnd’s latest book, A Farewell to Mars. I am passionate about the message …

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War and Peace

Kevin Vallier on Christian Pacifism and Libertarianism

I have often wondered why my liberal or progressive Christian friends who are also pacifists give nearly zero credibility to libertarianism, even though …

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Theology

Libertarians, Inerrancy, and the Problem of Romans 13

Romans 13 and Inerrancy Theology, liberty, and economics are my favorite topics to study, debate, or teach, especially when they …

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Culture

That Gay Bill in Arizona

The Internet has no lack of passionate writers opining about the Arizona bill that would have allow businesses to deny service …

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Theology

Is Wealth a Sin?

Whenever statistics about inequality and the so-called “control of wealth” get published, the Progressive blogosphere goes wild and their social …

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Book Reviews

Looking Forward by Looking Backward (My Personal 2013 Recap)

Adult maturity is partly evidenced by how well we allow our past to influence our vision and hope for the …

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Libertarianism

A Response to Stoker

This article was jointly written by Doug Stuart and Jessica Hooker. “…libertarianism is a values system of its own, and …

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Media

Elizabeth Stoker has called our bluff – LCC is shutting down (NOT!)

Blogger Elizabeth Stoker is attempting to convince her readers that libertarianism and Christianity are fundamentally incompatible. From the subsequent articles …

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Economics

Let’s Throw Out “Capitalism”?

It’s probably no stretch for me to say that I share a common frustration with other libertarians when I hear …

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Book Reviews

Review: A Bible Based View of Liberty and Free Governments

It is often said that libertarians arrive at their views from different routes. Some by Ron Paul (a conservative Christian), …

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Book Reviews

Christian Political Life

(This post concludes the live blogging of Tim Suttle’s book Public Jesus. You can read the other posts here.) Tim …

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Christian Worldview

Citizenship and Allegiance

Growing up I was taught to value the greatness and splendor that is The United States of America. For a …

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Economics

How will education be handled in a free market?

G.T. asks a great question on the Christian Libertarian FAQ: It’s one thing for adults to be left to make …

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Politics

Guns? Let’s Talk about Logs! (or, Luke 6:42 for President Obama)

I usually avoid making comments about tragic events, mostly because there are many astute authors who produce more profound thoughts …

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Book Reviews

Speak Up!

(This is part six of a series liveblogging Tim Suttle’s book, Public Jesus. You can read the introduction to the series here, my …

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Book Reviews

Becoming the Body of Christ

(This is part five of a series liveblogging Tim Suttle’s book, Public Jesus. You can read the introduction to the series here, my …

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