Tag: liberty

History

Religious Roots of Liberty

This article by Rev. Edmund Opitz (who wrote The Libertarian Theology of Freedom) is reprinted from the Mises Daily Article …

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Economics

Free Market Law

I want to direct your weekend reading to three excellent passages from my good friend Daniel Krawisz. Part 1: Free …

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Book Reviews

When Christians Sold Out to the State En Masse

Review of Gordon L. Heath, ed., American Churches and the First World War (Pickwick Publications, 2016), x + 213 pgs., …

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Christian Worldview

The real Christian Nation

This guest post is by Rev. Donald Ehrke. He is a Libertarian, a former GOP campaign manager, and ordained minister …

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Christian Worldview

God’s justice is better than man’s justice: A response to Tim Keller

Tim Keller recently published an article entitled, “A Biblical Critique of Secular Justice and Critical Theory.” His article is a sort of apologia for his conception of “biblical justice” and its relationship to the social justice conversation. While we could likely agree with some of his sentiments, other things he says are just plain wrong. His characterizations of libertarianism as being in conflict with biblical justice warrant a response.

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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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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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Libertarianism

Does Drug Testing Violate Libertarian Principles?

Is testing all potential and current employees for drug use a dumb idea? I think so. But your moral—and in …

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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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Libertarianism

Republicans Still Don’t Get It on Gun Control

As night follows day, so cries for more gun control follow another deadly shooting. But once again, it is not …

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Economics

Why Do We Hate Taxes?

Tax returns are due soon, and what better way to get into the involuntary spirit than to commiserate together as …

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Libertarianism

Women’s Rights? A Libertarian Evaluation

Women’s rights movements have centered on the fact that in some societies women have been perceived as property or a …

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Academic Journal

Abstract: Christian Libertarianism (Hubner)

Title: Christian Libertarianism: An Introduction and Signposts for the Road Ahead Author: Jamin Hübner Abstract: Explicit discourse about “Christian libertarianism” …

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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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Announcements

Announcing: Christian Libertarian Review

As LCI has considered our direction over these past several months, it has become increasingly clear that our greatest value …

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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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Events

Announcing The Libertarian Christian Podcast

It’s a big day for LCI. Coinciding with our attendance at the 2017 International Students for Liberty Conference, today we …

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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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Libertarianism

The Incarnation and Liberty

As the end of the year approaches, most people are thinking about the cultural and practical aspects of the Christmas …

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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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Christian Worldview

Drop the Scapegoat! The Pragmatic Case for Christian Nonviolence

Our culture is engaged in a cinematic Mexican standoff, but the weapons we point at each other are real only …

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Christian Worldview

Is the God of the Bible a Tyrant?

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Christians For Liberty 2016 Conference Videos

Does the Bible reveal a capricious, tyrannical God? Of course not, says Robert Murphy. On the contrary, we encounter God …

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Libertarianism

Ron Paul is still the only Christian choice for President

Ron Paul is the only major presidential candidate Christians could hire without sinning against Jesus in my lifetime. What I …

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Politics

Voting as Hiring Ethics

  Just pretend you are the owner of a business in the process of hiring a sales represenative. As you …

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Libertarianism

10 Reasons Why the Future of Liberty Runs Through Rene Girard

Ever reach that long sought after job promotion, dream vacation, new smartphone, sports car, public recognition, or desired weight only …

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Politics

The Gotthard Tunnel Ceremony Reveals the Aesthetic of Statism

A friend recently sent me a video to the Gotthard Tunnel opening ceremony in Switzerland that took place on June …

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Culture

Stones Cry Out: How Jesus Ends the State

This guest post is from Christians For Liberty 2016 Conference speaker David Gornoski, and originally appeared on FEE.org. Warning: The …

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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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