Tag: government

Politics

Sacraments of the State

All States have a vested interest in clothing themselves in a religious veneer or a “civil religion,” but this does …

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Libertarianism

Should discrimination laws even exist?

Lawmakers in the House and Senate in my state of Florida have proposed two bills (HB 717 & SB 774) …

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Christian Worldview

Who Is My Brother’s Keeper?

“The day when we decide that the Government is our brother’s keeper, that is the day the spirit of compassion …

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Christian Worldview

The Reason You Hate Politics

I’m prompted to write about this because of a blog post I’ve seen passed around my circles on Facebook. It’s …

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Christian Worldview

God’s Provisions of Authority

This entry is part 2 of 18 in the series The Church of Christ and World-Powers

This article continues a series of weekly posts originally authored by David Lipscomb, an important figure in the Churches of …

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Christian Worldview

The Church of Christ and World-Powers

This entry is part 1 of 18 in the series The Church of Christ and World-Powers

This article begins a new series of weekly posts authored by David Lipscomb, an important figure in the Churches of …

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Christian Worldview

When Bad Ideas Matter

Civility is needed in America. Recently I went to the sanctuary of church during the week, and the homily’s theme …

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Culture

What will prevent mass shootings?

This guest post was written by Dr. Douglas Young. To prevent more mass shootings, many demand more gun control laws. …

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Christian Worldview

We Pray for Peace as we Revel in War

Bloodshed Leads to More Bloodshed Whatever happened to the rifleman? I’ve got a job for the rifleman. He really knew …

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Libertarianism

New Research: Government is Killing Us

Here in rural Indiana, as in much of the Midwest, it’s difficult to escape the visual reminder of the ubiquity …

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Truly He Taught Us to Love One Another
Christian Worldview

Want to “Do Something?” Embody the Kingdom of God

The subject of the kingdom of God is worth returning to again and again because a biblically-informed understanding of the …

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Economics

Economics, Hierarchy, and the Question of the State’s Inevitability

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: What is the Government?

Whenever there’s a school shooting, the answer from the political left is always the same: take the guns away from …

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History

Sinful Nature and the Question of the State’s Necessity

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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History

Christianity and Government Considered

Today’s guest post is by writer/commentator Paul LaScola. In Paul’s letter to the Romans, he writes to the Christian followers …

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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

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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Libertarianism

How Should A Christian Politician Behave?

The following is a response to a recent e-mail received by Norman Horn. (names redacted)   Dear [redacted], Thank you …

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Libertarianism

Freedom Is the Imitatio Christi

“The truth shall set you free.” — Jesus Christ The truth, as Jesus demonstrated, is not conceptual but perceptual. That is, it …

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Politics

How the Government “Works” – A Visual Model

How does the government actually “work?” In conversations about economics or politics, it is only a matter of time before …

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History

Twelve False Assumptions Behind Mainstream Politics

1. That the world’s problems can be solved by passing more laws. The more rules there are, the less freedom …

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Politics

Would Jesus Celebrate Memorial Day?

Memorial Day, as we all know, is not just the official beginning of the summer vacation season. It is a …

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Libertarianism

Jamin Hübner on How State Accreditation Hinders Education

Jamin Hübner, General Editor of LCI’s new research journal, Christian Libertarian Review, recently published an academic piece in The Journal …

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History

America’s Choice: Splitting Our Baby in Half

Human desire is a magnetic force. Whenever a person desires something, the desire takes hold of their whole being. Another …

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Culture

A Shining City on a Hill


Today’s guest post comes from Robert Maynard and was originally posted at Fifth Estate. ********** The notion of establishing a …

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Called to Freedom
History

Toward a More Augustinian View of Government

The following is an excerpt from Jason Hughey’s chapter in the new book, Called to Freedom. (edited for format) With …

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Media

David Gornoski Interviews Ron Paul

Author and friend of LCI, David Gornoski, recently interviewed Ron Paul on the subject of Christian nonviolence. It’s always great …

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Culture

The Dying and Desperate Left

The American Left – which never had a sterling record to begin with – is rapidly deteriorating. In one sense …

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Libertarianism

Phony Anarchists

Reuters is reporting on supposed ‘anarchist groups’ planning to interfere with Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony on January 20th. This falls …

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