Tag: culture

Discover the Origins of Freedom and How to Attain it
Christian Worldview

Discover the Origins of Freedom and How to Attain it

The foundation of individualism and personal freedom is found in both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. God …

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News

Weekend Insights – “I was against it first!”

Welcome back to Weekend Insights, your LCI “President’s Corner” of miscellaneous articles, events, books, vids, and whatever else I’m thinking about…

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Culture

All Humor is Racist – That’s pretty funny

He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord holds them in derision. Psalm 2:4 Perhaps the best way to …

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News

Weekend Insights – The “Noble Lies” of COVID-19

Welcome back to Weekend Insights, your LCI “President’s Corner” of miscellaneous articles, events, books, vids, and whatever else I’m thinking about…

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News

Weekend Insights – Speech is Not Violence, and more…

Welcome back to Weekend Insights, your LCI “President’s Corner” of miscellaneous articles, events, books, vids, and whatever else I’m thinking about…

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News

Weekend Insights – Space, the Final Frontier

Welcome back to Weekend Insights, your LCI “President’s Corner” of miscellaneous articles, events, books, vids, and whatever else I’m thinking about…

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News

Weekend Insights – Of Rome, Race, and Revelation

Welcome back to Weekend Insights, your LCI “President’s Corner” of miscellaneous articles, events, books, vids, and whatever else I’m thinking about…

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Weekend Insights – Happy Birthday Hayek, and here’s some advice…

Welcome back to Weekend Insights, your LCI “President’s Corner” of miscellaneous articles, events, books, vids, and whatever else I’m thinking about…

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Culture

“Christian America” Is Dead. Where Does Our Hope Come From?

When it comes to the contemporary political and cultural landscape, I believe a large segment of American Christians feel completely surrounded with no means of escape, and they are fighting like hell against their enemies. To be sure, not every American Christian feels this way — only those who identify America, consciously or subconsciously, as fundamentally Christian in its character and values.

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Culture

The Two American Conservatisms

“We cannot allow our country to be deprived of the Judeo-Christian values that make it so great.” That is the …

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Christian Worldview

Christians Should Be Neither Culturally Conservative Nor Culturally Liberal

“Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. Give careful thought to the paths for your …

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Christian Worldview

The Glaring Inconsistency

The following article was published by David Lipscomb in The Gospel Advocate on roughly January 30, 1866 — not even a …

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Culture

We the People are Not Statues

Monuments are mnemonic devices. They help us memorize images that represent a certain historical narrative. If you take a stroll …

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Libertarianism

Introducing “Good News, Bad News”

We pride ourselves at LCI on providing great “evergreen” content for Christian libertarians across the world. Nonetheless, addressing what is …

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Culture

Putting Students First

Recent disturbing trends have harmed students across the country. Indeed, on too many campuses there is an obsession with homogenization, bureaucratization, research, and money.

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Culture

“The Joker” and Modern Society

Disclaimer: The following contains spoilers for the recently released movie “The Joker”. Much has been made about Todd Phillips’ movie …

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Libertarianism

Elucidating Ellul #3: Statism

What used to be a utopian view of society, with the state playing the role of the brain, not only …

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Christian Worldview

Should we dox her? How Jesus handled the outrage mob

Outrage culture is not new. It wasn’t born with the invention of Twitter. It’s been around as long as human …

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Libertarianism

Transcending Identity Politics

We sometimes hear conversations which contain claims like, “Jews are so sneaky,” or “Christians are so intolerant,” or “Asians are …

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Libertarianism

Why Social Institutions Matter for Human Flourishing

The Libertarian Christian Institute outlines five core values, the third of which is that “Social Institutions Matter for Human Flourishing.” …

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Christian Worldview

For and Against

Because there are such common misconceptions about what libertarians believe, we are often pushed into defining ourselves by explaining what …

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resident alien
Culture

Are You a “Resident Alien” or Have You Gone Native?

In his book The Patient Ferment of the Early Church, Alan Kreider discusses how the early Christians lived in tension …

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Theology

The Stone Table

C.S. Lewis had some interesting things to say about humanity in his children’s fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, and …

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History

How Private Generosity Embarrassed the Greatest Empire of the West

It was the early 360s CE. Emperor Julian (361-363) paced the floor nervously amidst his secretaries. There was a fresh …

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Politics

What I Learned about Christian Love from My Conversation With Black Lives Matter Leader Hawk Newsome

When Jesus visited his disciples after his execution, they were terrified. They expected him to bring the standard justice of …

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Politics

Diagnosis: Institutionalized Codependency

Boundaries are one of the most fundamental principles for libertarians. They are essential for delineating personal property and bodily autonomy. …

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Theology

Circumcision and the “War on Self-Pollution”

Disclaimer: LCI posts articles representing a broad range of views from authors who identify as both Christian and libertarian. Of …

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Culture

How Blaming “Toxic Masculinity” Perpetuates Violence

Recently, one of my friends on Facebook brought up the question of why there is presently such a heavy emphasis …

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Featured

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

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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