Tag Archives: Freedom

Gaining Wisdom in a World of Folly

Wisdom is not natural for fallen humans, but God has provided for that need. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple, Psalm 19: 7b. Psalm 19 speaks of the statutes of the Lord. The Hebrew term is … Continue reading

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“SOCIAL JUSTICE” Means Freedom to Work

The phrase “Right to Work” has received lots of press lately. And the Bible has something important to say about work. In fact, God’s view of work is related to His view of compassion. In two recent posts we highlighted … Continue reading

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Social Justice, Community and Culture: A Final Reflection

Two of the key characteristics of social justice are community and culture. Social justice and community As we saw earlier Roman Catholic scholars, Aquinas, Taparali, and Pope Leo IIIX understood that a woman or man does not stand alone; every … Continue reading

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Why So Much Heat About Social Justice? Part 2

In our previous post we discussed the heat in discussions of social justice. Today we want to answer the question, Where does the heat come from? In a word, the heat comes from different sacred belief systems. One’s paradigm of … Continue reading

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Why So Much Heat Around Discussions of Social Justice?

All people of good will, who have a heart of the poor and vulnerable, who are appalled by the corruption and injustice they see, who are aghast at the slaughtering of females on the scale of a holocaust, who grieve … Continue reading

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The Rule of Law in America: Is it time for civil disobedience?

One of the principles of a free society is the rule of law.  A nation is to be ruled by law and not men standing above the law. Even the king or the emperor is to be under the law. … Continue reading

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Is Social Justice About Equality or Equity?

The goal of some in the social justice discussion is for people to be equal. What does this mean and what does it entail? The U.S. Declaration of Independence sets the high water mark for any civilization: “We hold these … Continue reading

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Into Freedom or Bondage … Which Way the West?

Many Western societies, though founded on biblical worldview and principles, are now considered post-Christian. Europe is utterly atheistic; the United States is following suit. Sadly, the modern West lives in the present. Many Christians today function from near memory. They … Continue reading

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Ideas Have Consequences … A Columbus Day Reflection

Per the subtitle of this blog, we believe that truth has the power to transform culture. That’s why, a few weeks ago, we highlighted Dr. Marvin Olasky’s challenging piece Darwin Matters: The Influence of Evolutionary Thinking Far Beyond Biology. This … Continue reading

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Freedom: God’s Gift, Man’s Longing

People and nations in north Africa and the Middle East roil under Islamic oppression. What drives this unrest if not the longing for freedom with which the Creator has hard-wired the creatures? As former U.S. president, George Bush, pointed out, to … Continue reading

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