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Why do “They” turn to socialism?

By Edmund Opitz (1914-2006), author of The Libertarian Theology of Freedom and Religion and Capitalism: Allies, Not Enemies. —- Every …

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The differing schools of public policy theology

This entry is part 14 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Were the American revolutionaries wrong to revolt?

This entry is part 13 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Should the Founders have submitted to government more?

This entry is part 12 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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The Divine Ordination of State Criminals and Legalized Crime (Part 2)

This entry is part 8 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course essays by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and …

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What would the Twelve Apostles say about modern government?

This entry is part 5 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course essays by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and …

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Public Policy Theology in Historical Context

This entry is part 4 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course essays by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and …

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The Evil Nature of the State

This entry is part 6 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course essays by John Cobin, author of the great books Bible …

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God: The Author of Liberty

By Edmund Opitz, author of The Libertarian Theology of Freedom and Religion and Capitalism: Allies, Not Enemies. This selection was …

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News of the Week: Saved from Doom!!!

Highlighting the interesting and notable events of the past week… I love this post by my dear friend Anthony Gregory …

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No Continuing City: The Paradox of a Christian Society

By Edmund Opitz, author of The Libertarian Theology of Freedom and Religion and Capitalism: Allies, Not Enemies. —- Benedict of …

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Book Reviews

“Nullifation: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century” Book Review

Book review of Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century by Thomas Woods. Regnery Publishing, Inc.: Washington …

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The Robber Barons and the Real Gilded Age

By Edmund Opitz, author of The Libertarian Theology of Freedom and Religion and Capitalism: Allies, Not Enemies. The Civil War …

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News of the Week: Rethinking Reagan

Recapping the interesting and noteworthy events of the past week. In this edition, we take a retrospective look at conservative …

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With or Without a God: Natural Law and Property Rights

[Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (1995). An …

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Why would Christians want prohibition?

Thanks to Jonathan Boatwright for this excellent submission. In today’s political climate, a hot button issue is the legalization of …

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News of the Week: November 21 to 27, 2010

Recapping interesting things in the news and on the net in the past week. LRC reminds us that the war …

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Tocqueville Speaks to the 21st Century

Alexis de Tocqueville really was far ahead of his time… Here are some of his words to consider tonight. ————— …

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Defending Freedom and the Free Society

Originally by Edmund Opitz, published in the January 1993 edition of The Freeman. —- Countless generations of men have lived …

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Everything goes back to Woodrow Wilson

Have you ever reflected upon history and realized the immense consequences of singular terrible men? I consider two U.S. Presidents, …

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The Lasting Influence of Schleiermacher and Kierkegaard

Let us take a brief departure from politics to some theological history, shall we? Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834) and Søren Kierkegaard …

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In memoriam

On this day, not-so-many years ago, over 200,000 people died because an evil man thought it would be politically useful. …

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New FAQ Questions Added

Since the opening of the new Christian Libertarian FAQ last week, I have already received a number of interesting questions. …

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Why Every President Sucked

LCC Reader and Humble Libertarian Blogger Eric Olson informed me recently of his latest project: Why Every President Sucked. You …

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Book Reviews

Anarchy and Christianity

Anarchy and Christianity is a short work presenting the essentials of Ellul’s political philosophy with respect to Scripture. It reads in a scholarly manner, especially with his references to historical and textual criticism and the assumption that the reader knows something about Marxian class theory, historical theological traditions, and even a bit of Greek

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