All Articles by Dr. Norman Horn

Christian Worldview

Does God Take Part in Wars?

The article below was written in January 1866 by David Lipscomb, an important figure in the Churches of Christ in …

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Christian Worldview

The Glaring Inconsistency

The following article was published by David Lipscomb in The Gospel Advocate on roughly January 30, 1866 — not even a …

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Christian Worldview

Jesus Was Not a Socialist

Our dear friend Larry Reed, an advisor to LCI and former President of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), recently …

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Libertarianism

Introducing “Good News, Bad News”

We pride ourselves at LCI on providing great “evergreen” content for Christian libertarians across the world. Nonetheless, addressing what is …

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War in the forest
Appearances

Contagious Violence (and a whole lot more)

A few weeks ago, I had the distinct pleasure of being on David Gornoski’s excellent A Neighbor’s Choice radio show to discuss contagious violence, capitalism, Christianity, and some of science and economics around the pandemic (that’s what you get with me — science, econ, and theology!).

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Christian Worldview

N.T. Wright on Caesar and Christ

Doctor Wright points to how the early church revolutionized the way we think about our fellow human beings by caring for the poor and downtrodden and how those actions must be emulated in our current age as well. But what about some of the questions that split the churches right down the middle? Questions like: Should we employ coercion in our attempt to care for the poor and educate people? Can we implement the Sermon on the Mount in the world of politics?

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Christian Worldview

Can a Christian Be a Libertarian?

This article was written in December 2011 for the Washington Post, and it became one of the most widely disseminated …

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Christian Worldview

Mailbag: Should we separate from the church?

The Church Universal is the body of Christ. It has a “corporate” and “individual” component to it, if you will. You might even say this is somewhat laid forth in 1 Corinthians 12:27 — “Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.” Individuals are stitched together by Christ to become the Church.

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Christian Worldview

Big Government Catholics are Destroying the Church

With American Catholic membership at an all-time low, it’s time to point out that, while “The gates of hell shall not prevail against the Church” (Matthew 16:18), we should be concerned with why so many Catholics are leaving the Church.

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Libertarianism

The Anti-Capitalist Religious Doctrine

A while back, I noted an amusing tweet from Caitlin Johnstone, also highlighted by in his regular newsletter. The trouble is, …

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Libertarianism

The Frankensteinish Outcome of the Iraq War

America’s invasion of Iraq in 2003 had a Frankensteinish effect. It created a monster.

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Economics

The March of History – Mises vs. Marx

AIER just released an incredible video about the ongoing war of ideas of socialism versus capitalism, exemplified in the persons …

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Christian Worldview

Christian Citizenship

I am currently conducting research in the Gospel Advocate, a journal of the Churches of Christ founded in the 1850s, …

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Media

LCI Hot Takes: Levels of Liberty

Wherein, I discuss a few aspects of liberty as presented in the Bible at a high level (not super-detailed), and …

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Economics

LCI Hot Takes: THE WALL

Let’s talk about walls, immigration, prohibition, etc. Notes: I mentioned this article in Chemical and Engineering News. The articles on …

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Media

LCI Hot Takes: The Green New Deal

Today I share some thoughts on the absurd Green New Deal and national emergencies! Some additional links: “A Green New …

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Media

LCI Hot Takes: Scapegoating Everywhere!

In the first LCI Hot Takes video of 2019, I review some January events and the relevance of mimetic theory …

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Media

LCI Hot Takes: 2018 Christmas Edition

Enjoy my latest “Hot Takes” video with some commentary on Christmas, hymns, a Syria pullout, and a few other weird …

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Media

Norman Horn on the Bob Murphy Show!

As I mentioned yesterday in my second “Hot Takes” video, I recently had the distinct honor of being on the …

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Media

LCI Hot Takes: December 17, 2018

Enjoy the next installment of our experimental “LCI Hot Takes” series, and don’t forget to check out the Bob Murphy …

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Media

New Series: Hot Takes

Today we try something a little weird and different. I’m going to record short videos upon occasion where I just …

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Announcements

Support LCI on #GivingTuesday

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Culture

The Anatomy of Nationalism

“America First!” We’ve all heard this saying. The Trump era has brought about a resurgence of American nationalism. Or has …

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Libertarianism

Can Immigrants Be Deported Without a Trial?

This opinion piece was written by Judge Andrew Napolitano, a former judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey and …

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Announcements

Can Christianity and Libertarianism Coexist?

Recently I had the pleasure of being a guest on the MilLiberty podcast over at OUTSET Network. Caleb Franz was …

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