Tag: political theology

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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Theology

Everything is Spiritual

If you missed Jeff Wright’s recent guest post, go read it now. Jeff has written a must-read essay on the spiritual …

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Announcements

New Testament Theology of the State now in Portuguese

One of the most historically popular (and interesting, in my opinion) articles on LCC has been my New Testament Theology …

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Announcements

Special Deal on Books by John Cobin for LCC Readers

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

I have long respected the work of Dr. John Cobin in the field of Christian libertarianism. His two books Christian …

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Culture

The Religion of Statism

An image has been making the rounds on Facebook recently suggesting that statism is not much different from a religion. …

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Book Reviews

Where is the Religious Right Wrong?

When I first heard of this book, the title alone was enough to make me sympathetic to the author’s case. Since gaining steam in the 1970s, the Religious Right has become more or less synonymous with American evangelical Christianity, conservatism, and the Republican Party, with arguably disastrous results.

Author Matthew Mills states his purpose early in the first chapter: “I’m going to attempt to show what God, through His Word, specifically thinks about a lot of what’s going on in modern American politics. If you disagree with my position on an issue from a Biblical standpoint, I challenge you to come up with firm, Scripture-based reasons for doing so.”

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Book Reviews

God’s Own Party?

Review of Daniel K. Williams, God’s Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right (Oxford University Press, 2012), ix + …

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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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President's Blog

Where should Christians side?

Here are some very interesting quotes from Jacques Ellul in the book In Season, Out of Season. (HT Scott B. …

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Christian Worldview

Socialism is not Christian

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

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Christian Worldview

On the Consistency of Christian Libertarianism

Two weeks ago I wrote an initial post critiquing Joe Carter of the Acton Institute for his ill-conceived criticism of …

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Politics

The Sinful State

This article is by Lew Rockwell and was originally published in his book Speaking of Liberty. Hardly anyone talks of …

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Theology

Theology of Nations in the Bible

This entry is part 36 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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Theology

The Competing Kingdoms School of Public Policy Theology

This entry is part 16 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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Politics

What is the Integrated Authority School of Public Policy Theology?

This entry is part 15 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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History

The differing schools of public policy theology

This entry is part 14 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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News

News of the Week: Austrian Scholars Conference 2011

Recapping and highlighting the interesting news this week. I have been in Auburn, Alabama this week attending the Austrian Scholars …

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Culture

Why Are So Many Protestants Capitalists But Not Libertarians?

Protestant Christians (with the exception of some “emerging church” types) overwhelmingly support free-markets and fiscal prudence on the part of …

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Libertarianism

Lessons in Liberty: Christian Libertarianism

Blayne Bennett from Students for Liberty asked me to write a short article describing what it means to be a …

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Theology

No Man Can Serve Two Masters

“Why is it that we see men willing to sacrifice property, the comforts of home, the sweets of the domestic …

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Libertarianism

Is Catholicism anti-Libertarian?

My good friend Daniel Coleman, who is Catholic and a libertarian, had an interesting email exchange with Dr. Tom Woods …

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