William Perkins On General Equity

But touching other nations and specially Christian Commonwealths in these days, the case is otherwise. Some are of the opinion that the whole judicial law is wholly abolished and some again run to the other extreme, holding that the judicial laws bind . . . Continue reading →

Moses’ Law for Modern Government: The Intellectual and Sociological Origins of the Christian Reconstructionist Movement

By J. Ligon Duncan, III A paper presented to the Social Science History Association, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Saturday, October 15, 1994 Department of Systematic Theology Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, MS Copyright © 1994 Introduction For many years now, students and professors in . . . Continue reading →

Pew Poll: Christendom Lives In The Hearts Of Many Americans

On October 28, 2021 The Pew Research Center published another of their fascinating and illuminating polls. This one surveyed the attitudes of Americans on the relations between church and state. For our international readers the USA has a written constitution (other nations . . . Continue reading →

A Review Of Boot: Were “The Puritans” Theonomists?

The book under review attempts to engage culture effectively using the past, especially the puritans. In what follows I will evaluate whether The Mission of God: A Manifesto of Hope for Society, is successful in its appropriation of puritanism as an antidote . . . Continue reading →

Theonomy Is Evolving

Back in the 1990s, theonomy and Christian Reconstruction were hot topics in the Canadian Reformed Churches, particularly in northern Alberta. Theonomy is the view that contemporary governments are obligated to uphold the Mosaic civil laws. Christian Reconstruction includes theonomy as one of . . . Continue reading →

Gillespie Against Theonomy

It will be asked, “But how does it appear that these or any other judicial laws of Moses do at all appertain to us, as rules to guide us in like cases?” I shall wish him who scruples this, to read Piscator’s appendix . . . Continue reading →