Tag: Ayn Rand

Libertarianism

Five Things Christians Can Learn from Objectivists

I’m not an Objectivist, because I’m a Christian and those labels ultimately conflict. However, Ayn Rand’s critique of Christianity is …

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Theology

On Rand and Altruism: A Defense of Christian Self-Interest

Ayn Rand, the founder and sole source of the philosophy called Objectivism, taught an ethical system based on the principle of “rational self-interest” – defined as aiming at the fulfillment of one’s own highest values.

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Christian Worldview

Is Jesus killing America? No, Jesus is life.

Calling them to Himself, Jesus said to them, “You know that those who are recognized as rulers of the Gentiles …

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Theology

The Proper Origin of Rights

Libertarianism is founded on the belief that individuals have universal rights – specifically rights to life, liberty, and the possession of property. Despite fairly widespread recognition of these rights, their universal defense (that is, an explanation of why these rights apply at all times and in all places) can often be difficult to articulate. Three predominant sub-groups within libertarianism attempt such a defense, each with a unique approach.

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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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Economics

The Misunderstood Milton Friedman: Profit Maximization Or Shareholder Preference?

“Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me?” —Matthew 20:15 Do businesses exist to …

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Book Reviews

Can Ayn Rand and Christianity hold a civil conversation? A review of “The Soul of Atlas”

Book review of The Soul of Atlas by Mark Henderson. 2013 Reason Publishing, 246 pages. http://soulofatlas.com Although libertarians have been …

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News

Ayn Rand vs. C.S. Lewis? (News of the Week, June 9, 2013 Edition)

Recapping a few interesting and significant links of the past few weeks. Here are some things you might not have …

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Christian Worldview

Reconciling Rand and Jesus

There have been a number of articles lately about the apparent contradictions among small-government supporters who claim Ayn Rand as …

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Media

Atlas Shrugged: The Official LCC Movie Review

I read Atlas Shrugged about three years ago. There is nothing in the movie not in the book, and the …

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President's Blog

A Quote from Rand to Consider

I ran across this quote in an email on the Christian Libertarian Yahoo Group, and it struck me in a …

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