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Politics as Spiritual Formation

Political engagement shapes us. It forms us. Politics affect, not just our thoughts, but the inclinations of our heart. Political engagement …

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Economics

Wait Till It’s Free

  Last Friday evening, the Christians for Liberty Austin Chapter met to watch Wait Till It’s Free, a documentary produced …

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Libertarianism

Are you really for liberty? The Drug War Litmus Test.

Conservative Republicans are sometimes said by the media to be “libertarian” or “libertarian-leaning.” This is especially true if they say …

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Libertarianism

Progressives, Libertarians, and God’s Economy

When progressives emphasize social justice by using collectivist phrases like “common good” and “caring for our neighbor,” the typical reaction …

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Christian Worldview

The Israel of God and American Foreign Policy

I want to address something that concerns me much more than momentary arguments over foreign policy. I would like to address Christians, specifically from the Bible, on two separate, but inter-connected questions. The first question I would like to attempt to answer is whether or not the current nation state known as Israel today is “the Israel of God”. In other words, is the current geographic nation-state that was established in the early 1950’s the same entity as the Biblical Israel?

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Economics

Pope Francis Says the State Can Solve World Hunger

Pope Francis addressed the United Nations assembly at a recent conference regarding solutions to world hunger, saying that states across the world should increase their aid efforts and coordinate more closely. He even suggested that capitalism and free markets are the cause of malnutrition itself in the third world.

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Libertarianism

25 Reasons I Could Never Be Elected

Today, being the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, is election day. Aside from the fact that I don’t …

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Culture

Legalize Heroin–It’s the Christian thing to do

There, I said it: legalize heroin. For those in a state of shock, let me say it again: legalize heroin. And for those conservative Christians who want to use the power of the state to stamp out sin and vice, let me say it again: legalize heroin.

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Culture

The Libertarian Case Against Public Schools

Conservatives and libertarians have a precarious relationship. On the surface, they appear to agree on some issues, but once you …

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Politics

Senator Chuck Schumer Endorses the Persecution of Religious People

This guest post is by Jeremy Mack of The Evangelical Libertarian. “You’re born with a religion or you adopt a …

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Culture

The Religion of Statism

An image has been making the rounds on Facebook recently suggesting that statism is not much different from a religion. …

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Culture

The Old Cause

This guest post is by C.Jay Engel of The Reformed Libertarian. For guest post opportunities, please see the Contact page. …

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History

Invading Iraq was wrong, and it’s wrong to do it again

This guest post is by Jeremy Mack of The Evangelical Libertarian. For guest post opportunities, please see the Contact page. …

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Politics

Interview with Brian Zahnd

Brian Zahnd is the founder and lead pastor at Word of Life Church in St. Joseph, Missouri. He is the …

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Politics

What the Bible says about Immigrants

Many conservative and liberal Christians in America look upon immigrants very negatively. Despite the irrefutable evidence that immigrants – even …

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Politics

Compulsory Charity is not Charitable At All

This guest post is by Rev. Donald Ehrke. He is a Libertarian, a former GOP campaign manager, and ordained minister …

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Politics

Why Do Constitutionalists Support the Drug War?

The latest ruse of some conservatives to garner the sympathy, support, and votes of libertarians is to declare that they …

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Libertarianism

Hard Questions on the Drug War

As I have maintained in all of my articles on the drug war, the war on drugs is a monstrous …

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Politics

Dismantling the American Empire

The WikiLeaks revelations have shined a light on the dark nature of U.S. foreign policy, including, as Eric Margolis recently …

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Culture

Rosa Parks Revisited

Republicans are paying more attention to what they tweet after their latest attempt to pander to blacks to try and …

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Libertarianism

Pulling Down Strongholds

I have a confession to make. I have been accused of writing with an agenda. I hereby plead guilty. For …

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History

Being a Constitutionalist is Not Enough

Being a constitutionalist is not enough; being a libertarian is.

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Politics

Is Obama gutting the military?

I am not a fan of Barack Obama. But since there are a lot of things that could be said …

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Book Reviews

Just Politics

To get an idea of Ronald Sider’s perspective in this book, we might begin with a look at the man …

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Libertarianism

How Conservative is Your Senator?

One of the main tenets of conservatism is supposed to be fidelity to the Constitution. Let’s see how Republicans in …

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