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Libertarianism

Limited Government: The Self-Defeating Nature of Minarchy

This is a guest post by Dr. Vic McCracken, who is a Professor of Ethics and Theology at Abilene Christian …

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Libertarianism

Constitutional Restraints on Power

American political institutions presuppose certain convictions about human nature, the worth and prerogatives of persons, the meaning of life, the distinction between right and wrong, and the destiny of the individual. The Colonists came to their understanding of these matters as heirs of the intellectual and religious heritage of Christendom—the culture whose shaping forces ‘sprang from ancient Israel, Greece, and Rome.

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Libertarianism

Swords into Plowshares: What WWI and Nagasaki Should Remind Us About Christmas

This guest post by Cody Cook. Cody Cook is a theology graduate student and the author of several books, including …

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Libertarianism

Libertarianism 2: Understanding the Non-Aggression Principle

This is a guest post by Dr. Vic McCracken, who is a Professor of Ethics and Theology at Abilene Christian …

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Christian Worldview

Of Pilgrims and Communism

As people in the United States celebrate Thanksgiving this week, we rightly express gratitude for the divine providence that sustains …

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Libertarianism

Romans 13: A Reformed View of Stateless Civil Governance

The Reformed theological tradition historically holds to an interpretation of Romans 13 that, in its basic outline, is compatible with …

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Libertarianism

On Fluffy Animals, Armed Bandits, and the Inner Logic of Libertarianism

This is a guest post by Dr. Vic McCracken, who is a Professor of Ethics and Theology at Abilene Christian …

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Culture

The Halo Effect: Why People Trust the State

This is a guest post by Caleb Furlough. He received his PhD from North Carolina State University in Human Factors …

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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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Deuteronomy 17:14-20 as an Ancient Limitation on Political Authority

Deuteronomy is a puzzling book. It’s a marvelous ‘farewell sermon’ by Moses before Joshua takes up command, but the literary …

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Libertarianism

Libertarian Answers to Conservative and Liberal Questions

Echoing George Wallace, it has been said many times that there is not a dime’s worth of difference between liberals …

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Should discrimination laws even exist?

Lawmakers in the House and Senate in my state of Florida have proposed two bills (HB 717 & SB 774) …

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Libertarianism

10 Reasons Christianity and Libertarianism are Compatible

Last week at the International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, D.C., Elise Amyx of the Institute for Faith, Work, …

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Christian Worldview

Is there a Christian Immigration Policy?

Prompted by the distasteful, immoral, and un-American advice of Vice President Kamala Harris toward would-be immigrants, I was inspired to …

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Christian Worldview

The Person and His Society

By Edmund Opitz, originally published in the January 1981 edition of The Freeman. He is the author of The Libertarian …

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History

Protection, Defense, Retaliation, and Self-Ownership

This is a guest post written by Todd Lewis, who graduated from Malone University with a degree in history and …

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History

Self-Ownership in Traditional Judaism

This guest post was written by Alan Krinsky. In the fifth chapter of the second book of his Two Treatises …

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Culture

Justice, Power, and Boundaries

“Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor …

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Libertarianism

The Libertarian Aquinas

Jonathan McIntosh (Ph.D., University of Dallas) is a Fellow of Humanities at New Saint Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho, where …

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Libertarianism

Six Reasons Christians Should Hate the War on Drugs

The War on Drugs was instigated by the U.S. federal government in 1970, but the policy of drug prohibition has …

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Christian Worldview

Government and Political Authority

In my experience, many Christians fail to carefully define their terms when talking about government and political authority—and this leads …

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Christian Worldview

Where Christian Libertarians Part Ways with Ayn Rand

Christian theology begins with a creative process, which God himself executes and deems good. From there, filling and subduing his …

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Libertarianism

Top 10 Websites and Blogs for Libertarian Christians

Christians are becoming ever more aware of the corruption and deceit of their respective political leaders, but finding good material …

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Christian Worldview

Jesus Shows Us What a Truly Free Human Looks Like

Scottish theologian Stephen Neill was excited and challenged by the story Christianity told about humanity. As a missionary, he spent …

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Libertarianism

The Libertarian Christian Roundtable Show

LCI has been creating great evergreen content for years, but we wanted to regularly bring you commentary on what’s happening …

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