Patrick Fairbairn is most well-known for his work on Typology, but he wrote a tremendous amount besides that. In one of what is perhaps his least known works, his commentary on the pastoral epistles, there is a good discussion of the New Testament’s view of slavery (tucked away in an appendix, pp. 432–451). But despite […]
The Bounds of Love: An Introduction to God’s Law of Liberty Master Table of Contents Some objections answered Understanding this principle [lex talionis] and how it permeates the whole judicial code will help us dissolve several points of opposition to Theonomy. Let us look at a few. First, someone versed in Scripture may notice that […]
Consider this my Christmas contribution. It is about the Incarnation, after all. So before the fun begins, let me wish you a very merry Christmas, and for those who think Christmas is a papal abomination, this is also about bashing heresy, so there’s a gift for you, too. My studies of the Constitutional framers and […]
A gentleman asked me a question recently that somewhat stumped me, and the fact that it stumped me startled me a bit. After several of my articles on race issues, and knowing I was to be speaking at the Providential History Festival last August, the black pastor asked if he could be the one to […]
Among the much reading I have to do for this American slavery and racism project, about half ends up being helpful or interesting. Some of it is drudgery. Some, however, gives a little delight and a spark of hope, as well as a little surprise. Among the more remarkably surprising little bits I have found […]
Socialism found a seminal and powerful voice on English soil through a group of young deadbeats and intellectuals who called themselves “Fabians.” The Fabian Society included famous personalities such as founder George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Well, Virginia Woolf, Sydney and Beatrice Webb, and even Bertrand Russell for a time.