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Theonomy and Hobbes

It occurred to me while reading Hobbes that a Commonwealth could never form under Theonomic law. That is, natural man will never assent to be governed under God’s law. 421 more words

The Year of Jubilee (Lev. 25) - part 1

The Year of Jubilee, as found in the twenty fifth chapter of Leviticus, has been commented on much, but with a wide range of interpretation, and an equally broad spectrum of application. 307 more words

Gary North

Aquinas's Theonomy (On Kingship 1.16)

Theonomy–literally “God’s law”–is, as the Wikipedia entry defines it, “a Christian form of government in which society is ruled by divine law. Theonomists hold that divine law, including the judicial laws of the Old Testament, should be observed by modern societies.” Although Aquinas was not himself a theonomist, believing that it was… 319 more words

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Overall rating: 4/5

After I watched the television adaption of Margaret Atwood’s, The Handmaid’s Tale, I became very interested in her novel and bought it as soon as I could. 343 more words

Book Reviews

Review of T. David Gordon’s Tome in The Law is Not of Faith

Propositional Prose
I’ve been doing some reading on the current debate centered on natural law and Theonomic ethics. I don’t see why these two schools are so polarized, but I definitely think that they are capable of reconciliatory relations. 448 more words

What in the World (-w)?

If politicians or voters thought like this, wouldn’t the world be safer for theonomy?

The awareness that God acts in history in ways that we can only know in the context of our culturally determined experience should be central to a Christian understanding of history.

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