Malthus or Althusius? An Introduction To A Pioneering Reformed Social Theorist (Part 2)

According to John Witte Jr., Althusius did consider the question of religious liberty, whether a private person has the right to “alter amend, or even abandon” the duties prescribed under the first table (the first four commandments) of the Decalogue. Continue reading →

Malthus or Althusius? An Introduction To A Pioneering Reformed Social Theorist (Part 1)

We seem to live in a Malthusian age—an age of increasing scarcity, or perhaps fear of scarcity, where concern over how to divide an economic (and environmental) pie of limited size (called a “zero sum game”) has replaced the idea of expanding . . . Continue reading →

SCOTUS: Employers May Not Prohibit Sabbath Observance, But Do American Christians Care?

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) recently convened to make some of the most significant rulings on religious freedom in recent years. The court held unanimously: “Title VII requires an employer that denies a religious accommodation to show that the . . . Continue reading →

Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace

In the most recent attack on free speech at its law school, a mob of students—egged on by Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Tirien Steinbach—shouted down Fifth Circuit Judge Kyle Duncan who had been invited to speak by the Stanford . . . Continue reading →

Connecticut Church Sues Over Vaccine Mandate

A Connecticut church is suing the state for allegedly breaching its First Amendment rights by no longer allowing parents’ religious exemptions to vaccines. The lawsuit comes after the state ordered Milford Christian Church to implement the vaccine mandate and expel students who . . . Continue reading →