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What is theonomy?

Dr. Joel McDumon recently spent some time with our good friends over at Apologia Radio answering that and other questions on ethics, his new ebook Inglorious Kingdoms and more. Listen now!

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Cruzifiction
Ted Cruz has made a serious mistake—one supported by sentiments of millions of American evangelicals—and it could cost the lives of many Christians. I suppose you’ve heard by now that Ted Cruz w...
“The Christian Social Thought Tradition” tribe attacks my tribe for “tribalism”
An article published by World Magazine calls out “evangelical tribalism.” The author, a reformed scholar named Anthony Bradley, criticizes evangelicals for ignoring something called “the Christi...
A telling tale of two reactions to theonomy
I receive a generous amount of feedback for my work here at American Vision. Most of it is positive. Some is negative. Of the negative feedback, a small portion is coherent. Negative feedback can be i...
Is there such thing as “legitimate taxation”?
The answer is no. Now let’s explain. Doug Wilson has published an opinion that “taxation can be done right,” by which he means there is legitimate taxation according to the Bible. While I esteem...
Calvin’s great error on biblical law
An unfortunate example of the fallacy of Epithet comes in the writings of John Calvin himself. That such a gifted theologian as Calvin commits this error testifies again to the insidious nature of fal...
Phil Robertson preaches Islamic doctrine? Convert or die?
Perhaps Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson will now help the business develop a new line of products to complement Duck Commander and Buck Commander: Turk Commander. In an interview with Fox News host S...
America’s first gay marriage, the welfare State, and the Republicans who made it all happen
I made the point in Restoring America, in both the chapters on Education and Welfare, that the welfare state in America grew out of secularized (apostatized) New England Puritanism. I had no idea exac...
An open letter to Erick Erickson: Reasons to dump the pessimistic eschatology
Thank you, RedState.com mogul Erick Erickson, for showing us clearly the soft underbelly of the mainstream Christian right in America: pessimistic eschatology. I, and others, have of course said this ...