Tag: history

Academic Journal

Abstract: Understanding the Anti-Suffragists as Christians (Tharp)

Title: Understanding the Anti-Suffragists as Christians: Understanding the Men and Women Opposed to Women’s Suffrage from a Religious Point of …

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History

Reflections on the Gulag Archipelago

Life is filled with suffering, and suffering is magnified and multiplied by the endless stream of malevolence. I am discovering …

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Achieving Power, Printing Money, Creating Wealth
History

Achieving Power, Printing Money, Creating Wealth

  If you wanted to become the most powerful person in the world, how would you do it? Work harder …

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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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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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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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History

America’s Christian Libertarian Roots

* Today’s guest post comes from author Samuel Smith. The United States of America were blessed to be founded on …

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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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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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History

Resurrection Sunday: the Surety of Our Hope

Each Easter, countless people from around the world look forward to spending time with friends and family, or perhaps just …

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History

The Curious Case of Russell Moore

Most politically-aware Christians are probably at least somewhat-familiar with the recent controversy in the Southern Baptist Convention surrounding Russell Moore, …

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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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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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History

The Attempted Seduction of the Bride of Christ

“Christianity and Politics: The Attempted Seduction of the Bride of Christ” by Christopher R. Petruzzi. Wipf and Stock Resource Publications, …

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Events

Change History: Support LCI in 2017

Why is it that followers of the Prince of Peace are so often the quickest to beat the drums of …

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History

The Nativity Means the End of Empire

“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” – Jesus of Nazareth to his imitator Paul …

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History

The Global Populist Revolt and the Church

2016 will go down in the history books as a watershed year for world politics. Between the stunning Brexit vote …

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Culture

The West’s Deadly Speech Pathology

In the beginning was the Word. And the Word was with God. And the Word was God. Go to any …

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Christian Worldview

Libertarian Impulses in Early Christianity and Contemporary Theology

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Christians For Liberty 2016 Conference Videos

Does Christian history and theology shun libertarian ideas? Of course not. In fact, Jamin Hubner argues that we can find …

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Christian Worldview

Law Has Become the Anonymous Violence of the Crowd

If black lives matter to you, you wouldn’t use violence to punish nonviolent behaviors. As the late Philando Castile’s mother …

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Economics

From God or the Sword

This article is by libertarian luminary Frank Chodorov, excerpted from chapter two of The Rise and Fall of Society. Is …

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History

Our Disordered Lives

By Edmund Opitz, author of The Libertarian Theology of Freedom and Religion and Capitalism: Allies, Not Enemies. This essay was …

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History

Douglas Wilson tells Idaho to embrace Nullification

Via Tom Woods, we find Pastor Douglas Wilson giving a sermon to the Idaho governor and legislature on nullification! He …

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Economics

Everyone Should Use LSD

The character Flik in the movie A Bug’s Life was always on the lookout for an invention that would improve the …

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Theology

What do we do about slavery now?

This entry is part 29 of 44 in the series Christian Theology of Public Policy Course

This essay continues the Christian Theology and Public Policy Course by John Cobin, author of the books Bible and Government …

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Culture

Which kind of Equality?

By Edmund Opitz, author of The Libertarian Theology of Freedom and Religion and Capitalism: Allies, Not Enemies. —- The eighteenth …

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Libertarianism

Classical Liberalism and Religion

Originally by Edmund Opitz in the November 1985 issue of The Freeman. Classical liberalism created a revolutionary new view of …

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History

News of the Week: November 21 to 27, 2010

Recapping interesting things in the news and on the net in the past week. LRC reminds us that the war …

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Politics

Architects of Leviathan

By Edmund Opitz Opitz delivered this paper in October 1973 before Hillsdale College students and faculty during “Political Morality: From …

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