All Articles by Doug Stuart

Book Reviews

Give It a Rest, Already!

(This is part four 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

Work: Toil or Worship?

This is part three 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

Locking Eyes With Culture

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

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Book Reviews

Being Public Christians

This is the first in a series posts liveblogging Tim Suttle’s book, Public Jesus. Most people tend to believe that …

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Book Reviews

Liveblogging “Public Jesus”

Tim Suttle, whose first book I reviewed here, recently published his second work, Public Jesus. The copy the publisher sent …

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Christian Worldview

Bob Murphy on Christians and Anarchism

When Bob Murphy isn’t posing as a Progressive interviewer of allegedly neo-confederate authors, he’s busy writing his own books and articles. Murphy, a …

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Politics

Politics, Left and Right

Tim Suttle, author of An Evangelical Social Gospel? (which I reviewed here) recently posted an article in the Huffington Post …

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President's Blog

News of the Week (coup edition)

Norman’s away this week in Las Vegas as a Libertarian Party delegate at their national convention, and is leaving it up to …

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War and Peace

The Way of Peace

All libertarians seek the path of non-violence. Even those with anarchist leanings will concede the possibility that the State has …

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Book Reviews

Responding to Tim Suttle

Author Tim Suttle responded to my review of his book, An Evangelical Social Gospel?, by engaging in the one major …

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Libertarianism

Don’t Tread On Who?

Critics of libertarianism often charge that it is a “selfish ideology,” or that any explanation of self-interest is just a …

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Book Reviews

“Hijacked: Responding to the Partisan Church Divide” Book Review

It is certainly true that the Church has divided severely over issues throughout its 2,000-year history, but the last few …

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Book Reviews

“An Evangelical Social Gospel?” Book Review

While there have always been schisms in the Christian faith, the current theological/political divide between the Christian Left and the …

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Libertarianism

Ron Paul is NOT Obama

In 2007 Barack Obama promised us Hope and Change. Change hardly came and hope is long gone. Even his most …

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President's Blog

The Story of Broke Response

Art Carden is a Christian economist who has a knack for bringing complex subjects down to understandable terms. While he …

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Economics

Everyone Should Use LSD

The character Flik in the movie A Bug’s Life was always on the lookout for an invention that would improve the …

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Economics

The Progress of Greed

Capitalism has an ironic side effect after generations of progress: we forget about the minutia of production and the importance …

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Book Reviews

“Bible And Government” Book Review

Review of Bible and Government: Public Policy from a Christian Perspective, by John Cobin (Alertness Ltd., 2003). 256 pages, $10.95. …

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Book Reviews

“Christians and the Common Good” Book Review

Review of Christians and the Common Good, by Charles Gutenson (Brazos Press, 2011). 192 pages, $19.99. —- Christians and non-Christians …

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Politics

Wealth: Spread it or Share it?

Progressives are often advocating social policies that spread the wealth around. They defend this by explaining that shared wealth is …

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President's Blog

Some Inspiring Quotes

File this under “Honest Reflections.” I’m not always optimistic about liberty in our lifetime. Truth be told I’m rather pessimistic. …

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Book Reviews

Ron Paul’s Liberty Defined Book Review

Liberty Defined, by Ron Paul. Grand Central Publishing: 2011. —- The word liberty connotes various meanings. Many consider it an …

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Book Reviews

Why Everyone Needs “Bourbon for Breakfast” Book Review

It’s no secret to libertarians that the state has influenced the way we live in both obvious and subliminal ways. …

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Christian Worldview

Thoughts on the word “We”

Progressive Christians deride libertarian individualism as contrary to the value system of the Kingdom of God. In their minds, to …

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News

The Bleeding Heart Conversation

I couldn’t be more excited about the conversation going on at the Bleeding Heart Libertarians blog. The BHL blog is an …

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