Is a Christian nation an “Old Testament nation?” Does the Bible tell Christians to follow Old Testament law to the letter? The idea of theonomy is not well-known, but it is strongly debated. Gary and Joel explain the what theonomy is and how it differs from Christian reconstruction.
Sometimes, even great men make inexcusable blunders. Being a great fan of the work of the Austrian school of economics, particularly Ludwig von Mises and Murray Rothbard, I was saddened last Wednesday to see the republication of the latter’s maltreatment of Christian Reconstruction, a view I hold to be very important if not central to reestablishing freedom in […]
In a recent interview with The New York Times Magazine, Chuck Colson was asked what he believed was the greatest misconception about Christians. His response was: “That we are intolerant. Christianity has deep convictions about what is true, but I don’t think Christians should impose themselves on people. My greatest concern is theocracy.” Now I […]
This is for those who accuse theonomists of wanting to grab the seats of power and impose God’s law on society by force. Of course, I have debunked this more than once, and no theonomist I know has ever called for this. Yet our critics continue. Today on his website, Gary North—who is most often […]
With the publication of E.C. Wines’ Laws of the Ancient Hebrews I’ve gotten some interesting emails from fellow Christians. Here’s a sample of responses when we asked the question, “Should Christians obey Old Testament Law?”: