Tag: Christian ethics

Christian Worldview

Rabbi Hillel the Elder, the Credit Crunch, and the Bailout

It’s not too difficult to give a Christian argument against government bailouts of any form, but have you ever heard …

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Theology

Discussion of Christian Charity

On April 10, 2009, I posted an article called Caesar’s Benevolence in the 10 Things I Hate About Taxes series. …

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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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Theology

Slavery in the Old Testament

It was remarked to me recently that the Bible (specifically, the Old Testament) says very little about slavery, with the …

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History

Caesar and God in Context

LibertarianChristians.com is pleased to welcome Christopher Bevis in our next guest post, originally published on LewRockwell.com, entitled “Caesar and God …

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Media

Good News, Bad News Oct 17, 2021: Trillion Dollar coins, Horton defeats Kristol, & Self-ownership

This episode of the Libertarian Christian Roundtable discusses how a trillion dollar coin works, an analysis of the Scott Horton …

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Libertarianism Changes the Abortion Debate
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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History

The Deadly Cost of Interventionism

For many years, Christians all across America have sincerely believed that the Federal Government and the military need to “promote freedom” through active aggression against other nations – this is the philosophy of “interventionism.”

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Culture

Self-Sufficiency: A Practice of Fellowship, Stewardship, and Liberation.

For the majority of human history, self-sufficiency was the main way of life. A family, or a group of families, …

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Book Reviews

“Eco Bible: An Ecological Commentary on Genesis and Exodus” Book Review

Eco Bible: An Ecological Commentary on Genesis and Exodus. Rabbi Yonatan Neril & Rabbi Leo Dee. The Interfaith Center for …

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Theology

Christian Views on Voting: Why Vote at All?

Today we begin a new series of posts considering views on voting from different Christian perspectives. We hope you’ll think …

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Christian Worldview

Should Christians Call on the State to End Gun Violence?

This is a guest post by Kollin Fields. Kollin is an Adjunct Professor of History, and a Ph.D. candidate in …

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Turning the other cheek
Christian Worldview

Appreciating Jesus’ Teaching on the Benefits of Turning the Other Cheek

The Gospel of Matthew was probably written in the last decades of the 1st century A.D. after the fall of …

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Christian Worldview

Google Meets Corinth: Comparing Software That Kills to Meat Sacrificed to Idols

It seems in life, that every blessing eventually turns into a curse. The house you’ve always wanted now requires $20,000 …

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Politics

Should Christians Support Laws Against Prostitution?

Poor Jimmy Carter. It must be tough for a life-long liberal Democrat to almost sound like a conservative Republican. In …

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Media

Christianity, Libertarianism, and the Drug War (Video)

Dr. Laurence Vance was our first keynote speaker of the day at the Christians For Liberty 2015 Conference. In his …

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Truly He Taught Us to Love One Another
Christian Worldview

Jesus’ Way Beyond Anger and Contempt

Sometimes you read an article and it strikes you as extremely important for your walk with Christ – what follows …

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Theology

Tearing Out Your Eye and Quitting Your Job

In this guest post LCC welcomes Matthew Gilliland, libertarian writer and speaker. He holds a J.D. from North Carolina Central …

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Book Reviews

The Defective Faith-Based Foreign Policy of Woodrow Wilson

George W. Bush was not the first president to have a “faith-based” foreign policy. Most people know that Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) was the U.S. president from 1913 to 1921. Some perhaps know that he was the governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913. But few probably know that he was the son of a Presbyterian minister, president of Princeton University—then a Presbyterian institution that had always been headed by clergymen until Wilson—from 1902 to 1910, and had a faith-based policy of his own.

But like the faith-based foreign policy of Bush, Wilson’s was shaped by a defective faith.

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Libertarianism

What’s in a name? A question of LCC’s labeling.

LCC reader Will asks via email: Is there a difference between Christian Libertarians and Libertarian Christians? I am more inclined …

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Book Reviews

The Bible Tells Me So

I will never forget my Bible college professor’s comment a month before I graduated: “Don’t forget: reading the Bible can …

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Libertarianism

A Response to Stoker

This article was jointly written by Doug Stuart and Jessica Hooker. “…libertarianism is a values system of its own, and …

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President's Blog

Sticking to Your Principles (and other life lessons)

LCC reader Ron emailed me recently about my post: “Should we hold all things in common?” He writes: I share …

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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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Culture

If I were a pastor

I am not a pastor. I am not a minister. I am not a preacher. I am not a priest. …

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Theology

Shall We Smite With the Sword?

Philip Mauro (1859-1952) was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and educated at Columbian University in the nation’s capital, now known …

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Book Reviews

Christian Political Life

(This post concludes the live blogging of Tim Suttle’s book Public Jesus. You can read the other posts here.) Tim …

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Christian Worldview

The Idolatry of Statism

This guest post is by LCC reader Paul Maitrejean. Many Christians today are quick to leap to the defense of …

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Christian Worldview

How the Church can reasonably respond to same-sex marriage

Well-known pastor and author Rob Bell recently stated that he now supports same-sex marriage. Odyssey Networks posts a new interview …

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War and Peace

Militarism is not heroic

Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL, and the U.S. military’s most lethal sniper, was deliberately and fatally shot recently by …

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