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Libertarianism

Life vs Personhood and Abortion: The Metaphysical Distinction without a Legal Difference

Pro-lifers contend that life begins at conception, and so the fetus has natural rights. Pro-choicers contend it cannot be known …

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Culture

The Libertarian Party is Officially Silent on Abortion

On the 50th anniversary of the Libertarian Party (LP), the platform now stands silent on abortion. This is no insignificant …

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Libertarianism

Abortion Agorism: How a Post-Roe Black Market for Abortion Will Hide in Plain Sight

I’ve been warning prolifers that abortion would find a home on the black market. This is based on an elementary …

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Book Reviews

Book Review: You Are Not Your Own by Alan Noble

Book Review: You Are Not Your Own by Alan Noble Dr. Alan Noble is an associate professor of English at …

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Libertarianism

Libertarianism Changes the Abortion Debate

Americans haven’t changed much in their approach to abortion over the past fifty years. Since Roe v Wade, conventional arguments …

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Book Reviews

Work and Worship (Book Review)

Overview In Work and Worship: Reconnecting Our Labor and Liturgy, authors Matthew Kaemingk and Cory B. Willson set out to …

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Christian Worldview

The Reason You Hate Politics

I’m prompted to write about this because of a blog post I’ve seen passed around my circles on Facebook. It’s …

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Christian Worldview

The Cruelty of Quarantine: A Response to Tim Challies

Tim Challies is a reformed pastor and longtime blogger based in Canada. He recently published an article lamenting the quarantine …

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Christian Worldview

Can Pro-life Christians Vote for a Pro-choice Candidate?

Can pro-life Christians vote in good faith for a pro-choice candidate? Richard Mouw of Fuller Theological Seminary, along with other …

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Culture

The Doublespeak of Black Lives Matter and a Libertarian Response

The murder of George Floyd has proven to be a tipping point in America. Not only are various politicians looking …

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Economics

Why Nail Salons Are Essential

We’ve all seen them! The posts on social media from people on our friends list who are condemning, deriding, and …

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Christian Worldview

Avoiding Idolatry In Difficult Times

“There is no such thing as not worshiping. Everybody worships. The only choice we get is what to worship … …

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Libertarianism

The Virulence of Moral Panic

The COVID-19 outbreak is front and center in everyone’s mind. Emotions run high as states across the US have ordered …

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Libertarianism

Harm or Aggression: How do Libertarians Establish What is Crime?

Some libertarians confuse the non-aggression principle (NAP) with the harm principle. It’s not that hard to see why; aggression can …

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Libertarianism

A “woman’s right to choose” is a devastating euphemism

When actress Michelle Williams gave her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, everyone knew what she was talking about. Sometime …

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Libertarianism

Kerry Baldwin Debates Walter Block on Abortion

On December 8, 2019 I had the pleasure of debating Walter Block at the Soho Forum in New York City …

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Libertarianism

Present Objections to Walter Block’s Evictionism

In my previous article, I summarized Walter Block’s theory of eviction which he proposes is the libertarian alternative to the …

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Christian Worldview

What is Evictionism? Walter Block’s Response to Abortion

Walter Block is well-known in libertarian circles. He’s a professor and chair of economics at Loyola University and a senior …

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Libertarianism

The Politics of Complementarianism

This past June, the Southern Baptist Convention held their annual meeting. According to SBC President J. D. Greear , the …

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Libertarianism

Matt Walsh Is Wrong About Bodily Autonomy and Abortion

Matt Walsh recently argued against the existence of bodily autonomy. In Walsh’s estimation, bodily autonomy can’t exist because it’s a …

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Libertarianism

Should Christians give thanks for Memorial Day?

You’ve seen the post; the one that informs you of the differences between Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, and Armed Services …

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Culture

Abortion Debate between Kerry Baldwin and Dr. Walter Block

The abortion issue has held a prominent position in legislative policy this year. From New York passing up-to-birth abortion and …

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Libertarianism

Gary North’s Ethics of Private Credit

This is the fourth in a series evaluating Gary North’s book, Christian Economics in One Lesson. North’s work is a spin-off …

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Libertarianism

Taking up Machen’s Torch: An Archetype for Christian Libertarians

Libertarians have often fumbled over where we stand on the so-called political spectrum. We tend to have a sense of …

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Christian Worldview

Does the Reformed Doctrine of Inerrancy Threaten Christian Libertarians?

The Libertarian Christian Institute is an ecumenical Christian organization which brings together Christians from a variety of theological backgrounds. Though …

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Christian Worldview

Gary North’s Christian Economics: The Ethics of Destruction

In my last article, I introduced Gary North and his book, Christian Economics in One Lesson. This book is a …

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Book Reviews

Is there a Christian view of economics?

I had the pleasure of attending for the first time FEEcon this month. I met several interesting people, from fellow …

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Libertarianism

Monopoly vs Monopolization

There is a great deal of confusion over monopolies; what they are and how they are caused. A cornerstone tenet …

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Libertarianism

Libertarian Christians Can Bridge a Gap for Abuse Victims

Note: This article was written in the context of the latest allegations concerning domestic violence against women in the church. …

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