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Monday Morning Matrix Meme: The State Protects Itself More than You

It is often suggested that governments have police and armies primarily to protect the people. And, while there might be …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Banks and War

One of the most popular myths in any society is that wars are necessary and meaningful. It is assumed that …

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Jesus Wasn’t A Libertarian (But He’s Glad I Am!)

Christianity is Making a “Social Turn” Christian thought and practice is making a turn toward a qualitatively social faith. That …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Voting

“Have you voted today?” I remember uttering these words when calling up random, local people on the phone hours before …

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Politics

The Idol of National Security

Exodus 1:8 Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. 9 And he said to …

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History

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Legality v. Morality

Being born into a nation-state, all of us are trained to equate “illegal” with “bad,” and “legal” with “OK.” And …

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Culture

Why I’m Bullish on the Future of Capitalism

Why am I not worried that some group of people or the entire world are ‘moving towards socialism’? Because I …

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Politics

Anarchism, Minarchism, and Legitimacy in Civil Governance

Among Christian libertarians, as with other libertarians, there are differing views concerning the legitimacy, necessity, and inevitability of the state. For …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Democracy

Democracy is one of the great gods of Western civilization. “We are part of something providential,” said John McCain in …

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Politics

Power Politics in the Name of Love

Christians in America continue to wrestle with the challenge of how best to engage politically following the corrosive aftermath of …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Authority

Human beings are often told to do stuff on the sheer basis of “authority” alone. “Listen to your teacher.” Why? …

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Libertarianism

The John Baeza Files: Detective Blows Whistle on Drug War, Prison System

Before he was Ron Paul and Rand Paul’s head of security, John Baeza was a cop’s cop. Coming from a …

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Culture

Republican Hypocrisy on Abortion

Republicans like to play the pro-life card. It makes their base think they are worthy of votes and financial support. …

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Media

Christ vs the Crowd: My Interview with Jordan B Peterson

Coinciding with the release of his new book 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, Dr. Jordan B. Peterson …

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Libertarianism

Women’s Rights? A Libertarian Evaluation

Women’s rights movements have centered on the fact that in some societies women have been perceived as property or a …

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Politics

What You Should Really Know About the Libyan Slave Trade

Christians Serious About Justice Cannot Pretend History Began Yesterday Readers of The Gospel Coalition could hardly be blamed for thinking …

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Economics

The GOP Tax Reform Plan: A Libertarian Analysis

Last month I did a preliminary libertarian analysis of the Republicans’ newest tax-reform plan. I concluded that their “Unified Framework …

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Politics

Start With Jesus As King

American Christians just can’t quit our addiction to power. We have no problem with the notion that a majority should …

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History

Desiderius Erasmus: The Forgotten Christian Libertarian

2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the church door in …

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Politics

Lying Mattis

“I’m the secretary of defense. We defend the country.” ~ Secretary of Defense James Mattis Secretary of Defense James “Mad …

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Economics

Wealth, Welfare and Charity

There are many divergent views about specific topics within libertarian Christian thought, just as there are within strictly libertarian or …

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Politics

We Are All Racists Now

Race Actually Matters for Believers … Just Not the Way You Think (We Are All Racists Now) by Rev. Jacob …

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Politics

Why I’m Triggered by Knee-Jerk Reactions

After a tragic event like the one brought on by a white terrorist in Las Vegas, predicting the ensuing social …

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Libertarianism

Libertarianism Wins Hands Down (Over Conservatism)

Review of Nathan W. Schlueter and Nikolai G. Wenzel, Selfish Libertarians and Socialist Conservatives? The Foundations of the Libertarian-Conservative Debate …

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Politics

When Right Is Wrong

People sometimes do the right thing, but for the wrong reason—including presidents and politicians. The Obama administration slashed hundreds of …

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