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Why Evangelicals are Drawn to the Alt-Right

I. With the denunciations of the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” protest beginning to subside and our attention turning to reflect on how we got here, I’d like to offer some thoughts on why some Christians, particularly evangelicals, are drawn to … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of the Hidden Major Premise

The Fallacy of the Hidden Major Premise This fallacy is the presentation of a minor premise and conclusion without stating the inconvenient major premise involved. It’s a type of enthymeme, though highly problematic. Here is a popular example. Minor premise: … Continue reading

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Why Evangelical SJWs Draft Everyone to War

Classical two-kingdom theology distinguishes the merit of each kingdom. Civil merit is, to put it simply, the ability to lead a civil community to its natural end. The order of this civil realm then is a hierarchy of sorts based … Continue reading

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The Civil Defense of Christianity

A. (1) Civil government ought to recognize, protect, and privilege true religion. (2) The Christian religion is the true religion. (3) Civil government ought to recognize, protect, and privilege the Christian religion. Though supported by classical pagan authors (Plato, Aristotle, … Continue reading

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Fearing Heaven

The Christian’s duty is to direct his attention to heavenly things, to those promises he will see realized in the life to come. Indeed, he should want his thoughts to be on heavenly life, for it is a life of … Continue reading

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“Gospel Duties” and the Natural Order

Evangelicals often use the word “gospel” as an adjective when talking about engaging the culture: “gospel justice,” “gospel prudence,” “gospel love,” etc. Though these terms are vague, they seem to indicate some significant role of the Gospel in shaping the … Continue reading

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Junius and Althusius on the Theologian’s Role in Politics

Franciscus Junius If any theologian labors concerning the matters relating to the ordering of society, he wastes himself and does the most serious injury to the God who calls him, to the church for whose sake he has been called, … Continue reading

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