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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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“If I were President.” Ha.
I saw a popular megachurch pastor post today on “10 things I would do if I were president.” A few of his ideas were good. Some were not. Some were contradictory (like cutting taxes and declaring i...
Food stamps for fascists
Conservatives rightly rail against “welfare” programs such as food stamps. This is especially true when these programs are abused, but it is true in general as well. The government simply should n...
Taxing like a harlot
I want to thank you to Doug for the consideration of considering my response on taxation. He has, as may be expected, volleyed back. After carefully weighing his counterexamples and their stated impli...
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...