The Bounds of Love: An Introduction to God’s Law of Liberty Master Table of Contents Theonomy’s most distinct aspect is its insistence that punishments for crime revealed in Old Testament law are eternal standards of justice and remain binding today. Most other views of Old Testament law either dismiss them entirely or relegate them to […]
Culture through the lens of Scripture
In this third presentation at the 2016 Providential History Festival, I expand upon the previous two discussions to discuss how many in America attempted to maintain a racist hegemony through a series of laws designed to enforce segregation and disenfranchisement. These “Jim Crow” laws are rarely given a biblical analysis, and we rarely discuss the input from […]
The Bounds of Love: An Introduction to God’s Law of Liberty Master Table of Contents Yet, as we have seen, the New Testament also clearly states that God’s law continues in the New Testament era. We have also seen the relationship between love and law, as well as the place Jesus gives to the teaching […]
Since the very night of the victory of Donald Trump, liberal progressives of many stripes have expressed bewilderment and all-but terror at the prospect of how to explain to their children how and why America could make such an astoundingly shocking decision. Most notable was Van Jones, who on CNN the night of the election […]
The Bounds of Love: An Introduction to God’s Law of Liberty Master Table of Contents The principle of cherem (KHE-rum) is perhaps the most significant aspect of discontinuity for our discussion. It is here, precisely, where general statements about continuity lead to many raised eyebrows: do you mean all those death penalties would be brought […]
This is my second lecture given at this year’s Providential History Festival in Omaha. Much of this information will also feature in a book on American slavery and racism coming out next year.