Tag: private property

Theology

Israel’s Private Property System In The Bible

One of the major themes in the Bible is God’s redemption of the nation of Israel. God made a promise …

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Culture

God, Pigs, and Private Property

Introduction The Judaic prohibition on pigs has puzzled scholars for centuries — so much so that certain atheist writers, such …

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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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Libertarianism

Christianity and Self-Ownership

Is the libertarian idea of self-ownership contrary to the authority of God? Not all libertarians believe in self-ownership Before discussing …

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Libertarianism

A Response to Stoker

This article was jointly written by Doug Stuart and Jessica Hooker. “…libertarianism is a values system of its own, and …

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Economics

The War on Private Property

Do you want to live in an authoritarian society? Do you desire an intrusive government? Do you wish for a …

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Economics

What “rights” do Christians have?

This entry is part 23 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

No Continuing City: The Paradox of a Christian Society

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

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Media

Who Owns You? I sure don’t…

I am on the board of The Foundation for a Free Society, and one of our objectives is to put …

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Economics

The Market Economy and Its Life-Support System

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

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Economics

Noah’s Ark and the Sanctity of Private Property

The subject of a proposed religious theme park in Kentucky brings up an issue near and dear to the heart …

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Theology

Battle for the Mind

By Edmund Opitz, originally published in the April 1984 edition of The Freeman. —- The term Weltanschauung is nothing more …

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Libertarianism

Stop Rent-seeking

This entry is part 17 of 22 in the series Great Libertarian Memes

This article is #17 of a weekly series highlighting the former memes of Bureaucrash, an organization once headed by my …

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News

What is the point of private property if you cannot use it?

An interesting example of confusion about private property came up this past week. I formerly lived in St. Louis, and …

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Economics

Austrian Scholars Conference 2010 – Day 1

The first day of the Austrian Scholars Conference 2010 was marked by greeting old friends, making new friends, and meeting …

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