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Exploring The Reasons Why, Or Some Thoughts On The Political Theory Of The Bible: Part Four

Already, so far in this brief series of posts, we have looked at some of the combination between equality and oneness in history, in the relationship between God and Jesus Christ, and in human institutions. While there is a great … Continue reading

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On Earth As It Is In Heaven, Or Some Thoughts On The Political Theory Of The Bible: Part Three

Previously, we have discussed the tension between oneness and equality in history as well as in the relationship between God the Father and Jesus Christ. What I would like to do now is to comment on the biblical relationship between … Continue reading

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Subordination And Equality, Or Some Thoughts On The Political Theory Of The Bible: Part Two

Earlier, I discussed that a deacon in our congregation gave a sermon yesterday on a subject that demonstrated the implicit political philosophy of the Bible. I would like to go into more detail today on the way that the Bible … Continue reading

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Omnia Mors Aequat

Are all equal in death? On April 25, 2013, Al Arabiya English said the following: “Saying that death makes everyone equal is true, but not absolutely. It is true that there must be no aristocracy in death or pain, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: A New Birth Of Freedom

A New Birth Of Freedom:  Abraham Lincoln And The Coming Of The Civil War, by Harry V. Jaffa It is somewhat melancholy that this ended up being the last book by the author and that he did not live long … Continue reading

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Book Review: Equality And Liberty

Equality And Liberty:  Theory And Practice In American Politics, by Harry V. Jaffa During the process of writing his epic work on Abraham Lincoln and his importance to political philosophy, which was published late in life, Jaffa worked on a … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Think About The American Revolution

How To Think About The American Revolution:  A Bicentennial Celebration, by Harry V. Jaffa For me, at least, the beauty of Harry Jaffa’s political philosophy consisted both in an appreciate of his technique as a subtle and profound reader of … Continue reading

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In A Perfect World

Life is full of odd and striking coincidences. Upon reading the memoir of a tough-minded Portland businesswoman [1], I was captivated by the book’s advocacy for a local not-for-profit that was dedicated to advocacy for at-risk children whose lives had … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gettysburg Replies

Gettysburg Replies: The World Responds To Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, edited by Carla Knorowski This book, published by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, seeks to provide something new about something that is commonly read, and even not infrequently memorized, … Continue reading

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If Everyone Is Special, Then Nobody Is

It is striking just how many movies and books are made about people who believe they have the need to hide their identities in order to keep from being condemned for who they really are. The fact that this concern … Continue reading

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