Category: Libertarianism

Libertarianism

Can Conservatives Be Libertarians?

Some libertarians are applauding the recent Supreme Court decisions relating to same-sex marriage, not because of anything to do with …

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Economics

From God or the Sword

This article is by libertarian luminary Frank Chodorov, excerpted from chapter two of The Rise and Fall of Society. Is …

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Libertarianism

Does Libertarianism Diminish Freedom?

Hillsdale College in Michigan hosts Mises Lectures in free-market economics and houses the library of Mises in the Ludwig von …

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Libertarianism

Sacred Music is for Everyone

Jeffrey Tucker, head of Laissez Faire Books, has been quite active in the Catholic music tradition for some time. In …

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Libertarianism

Thoughts on Censorship

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

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Culture

Decriminalization, Legalization, or Freedom?

In between drug prohibition and drug freedom are two concepts that are often confused. Drug prohibition is the criminalization of …

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Featured

Theology doesn’t begin and end with Romans 13

On Easter Sunday, I joined a Facebook thread where the role of government and Romans 13 were discussed. A number …

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Economics

Liberals, Conservatives, and the Welfare State

Ronald Sider is a liberal. Paul Ryan is a conservative. But don’t let the labels fool you; they are more …

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Libertarianism

Libertarian Perspectives on War and Peace

At The Libertarian Standard, Anthony Gregory writes an incredible essay commemorating (or in shame of, alternatively) the 10th anniversary of …

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Economics

Two Views of Libertarianism

There exists much confusion in the political sphere about libertarianism. Conservatives often mischaracterize it as discounting human nature and disdaining …

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Culture

Six Ideas to Keep Us Human

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

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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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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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Libertarianism

Are there any notable Christian libertarian scholars?

At the Christian libertarian FAQ page, J. asks: Are there any notable 20th century Christian libertarian scholars or philosophers? After …

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Libertarianism

The Quiet Revolution

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

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History

Our Disordered Lives

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

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Libertarianism

Is there a difference between “libertarian Christianity” and “Christian libertarianism”?

All-I-Am-Is-Yours asks: I am trying to better understand the intellectual foundations behind the similarities of both libertarianism and christianity, however …

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Economics

Painting Government Into a Corner

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

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Christian Worldview

Dealing with Colossians 3

D. writes to LCC: As Christians and Libertarians, how do we deal with Colossians 3:22? “Slaves, obey in everything those …

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Libertarianism

Constitutional Conservative or Libertarian?

This article originally appeared in the May 2012 edition of The Future of Freedom, a publication of The Future of …

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Libertarianism

The Antiwar Odyssey of Laurence Vance

I have been asked often over the years when and how I came to be such an outspoken critic of …

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Culture

Instinct and Ethics

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

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Libertarianism

Libertarianism and Abortion

My recent article “Should Libertarians Be Conservatives” elicited a huge response – most of it positive. Some libertarians, however, were …

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Libertarianism

Become a Knowledgeable Libertarian in 30 Days

Robert Wenzel at the Economic Policy Journal has put together an excellent list of articles that can help anyone interested …

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Culture

Who is to blame?

This guest post is by Cam Rea, frequent reader of LCC and member of the Christian Libertarian Facebook Group. Many …

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Libertarianism

Romans 13 and Obeying the Government

I said last year in my article on “Romans 13 and National Defense” that I had been asked many times …

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Libertarianism

Winner Take All

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

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Culture

Is There a Libertarian Position on Same-Sex Marriage?

The subjects of abortion and same-sex marriage are not just points of contention between liberals and conservatives and Democrats and …

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Culture

Should Libertarians be Conservative?

In a recent article for the online journal Public Discourse, conservative Jay Richards asks the question: “Should Libertarians Be Conservatives?: …

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Christian Worldview

On the Consistency of Christian Libertarianism

Two weeks ago I wrote an initial post critiquing Joe Carter of the Acton Institute for his ill-conceived criticism of …

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