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A Christian Land Governed by Christian Principles

A Christian Civil Order: Religion, Republicanism, and the American Founding By Dr. Roger Schultz Rev. Ethan Allen once stopped Thomas Jefferson while the president was on his way to church. Allen, who considered Jefferson an infidel and was surprised at … Continue reading

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The Freedom of Expression vs. Separation of Church and State

As America Grows Less Religious, Can the Tocqueville Model Still Work? That is: can the separation of church and state function for an increasingly unchurched people whose secular passions rely on the exercise of state power? By Richard Samuelson I want to … Continue reading

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True Government vs. The Mega-state

Boundaries and Liberty By Derek Carlsen A great hindrance in our thinking has been to equate the term “government” with the state, believing that all government falls under the jurisdiction of the state. Government, however, is a very broad concept … Continue reading

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Big Government Christianity

Big Government Christianity By John Crawford A few years ago I was involved in doing a good bit of reading and research for writing a book on the unholy matrimony between Christian pietists and humanists over the past two centuries. … Continue reading

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Who’s Going to Have the Final Word?

Obama’s Final Word: Catholics Must Buy/Provide Coverage for Abortion Drugs June 28, 2013 (CNSNews.com)   The Department of Health and Human Services today released the final text of the final adjustments to the Obamacare regulation that requires virtually all health-care plans to provide … Continue reading

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The Disingenuous Faith of Religious Leftism

Joe Biden’s Religion: Catholicism or Leftism? By Dennis Prager In the vice presidential debate, the two candidates (Joe Biden and Paul Ryan), both Roman Catholics, were asked about their religious beliefs, how they impact the candidates’ political positions and specifically … Continue reading

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Preserving Religious Freedom in America

Individual, Community, and State: How to Think About Religious Freedom By Matthew J. Franck The following is adapted from a lecture delivered at Hillsdale College on September 11, 2012, during a conference on “The Supreme Court: History and Current Controversies.” … Continue reading

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