Search results for: "natural law"

The Left Shouldn’t Get Away With Constant Flopping

Nathanael Blake

Whatever the issue, from immigration to education to law enforcement, there is a parade of people taking a dive and crying foul, insisting the other side isn’t just wrong, but bigoted.

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The Federalist / July 14, 2021

Persuasion or Discipleship? Confidence, Creation, and Reconsidering Biblical Natural Law as a Strategy for Christian…

Andrew T. Walker

The West is in the throes of a convulsive death rattle, and there is to be no renovation to Western order apart from a rehabilitation of Christian natural law ethics. But before we seek to persuade others, we need to be persuaded ourselves.

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Our Indefensible, Unsustainable Status Quo

Stephen P. White

The status quo will not be improved simply by denying Joe Biden (or anyone else) access to the Eucharist. But bishops weighing the pastoral costs of taking a clear stance on Eucharistic coherence ought to weigh those costs against the cost of perpetuating the manifest failures of the last several decades.

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The Catholic Thing / July 1, 2021

Should Churches Discipline Christian Politicians?

Andrew T. Walker

An intense discussion about Catholic Bishops drafting guidance that would prohibit Catholic politicians who support abortion from receiving the Eucharist…

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INTERVIEW: Andrew T. Walker on Religious Freedom’s Importance for a Pluralistic Age

Andrew T. Walker

EPPC Fellow Andrew T. Walker speaks with Charles Camosy about the common good, Catholic versus Protestant understandings of religious freedom, and his new book, Liberty for All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Pluralistic Age.

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Crux / June 1, 2021

Called to Courage

Ryan T. Anderson

God calls each of us by name to a specific path of holiness and service to others. Important as professional success may be, the only success of ultimate importance is holiness.

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Public Discourse / May 18, 2021

Clarence Thomas is Right About Big Tech

Ryan T. Anderson

How should conservatives think about the intersection of property rights, government regulation, and Big Tech? Part of answering this question requires us to gain a better understanding of the American legal tradition’s sources, recovering them from recent distortions. Justice Clarence Thomas recently sought to educate us on just this.

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National Review Online / April 19, 2021

America, Liberalism, and Catholicism

Ryan T. Anderson

Catholics should not think of discussions about the Church’s relationship to American liberalism as a battle royal between competing camps—but as a conversation among friends seeking the truth in community.

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Public Discourse / April 15, 2021

A Baptist and a Presbyterian Walk into a…Potluck to Debate Theonomy: A Reply to Jake…

Andrew T. Walker

To say that the Ten Commandments are a codified expression of the natural law says nothing about which aspects of the natural law are to be enforced in civil law.

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American Culture Is Broken. Is Theonomy the Answer?

Andrew T. Walker

A theological system that seems incapable of existing apart from state sanction is not a system confident in the church’s structure or mission as laid out in the New Testament. It might demand free-market economics, but what results is statist theology.

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The Gospel Coalition / March 31, 2021

Embattled on All Sides, Does Religious Liberty Have a Future?

Andrew T. Walker

The allure of moral, religious, and cultural uniformity mustn’t come at the expense of religious freedom.

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The Gospel Coalition / March 25, 2021

INTERVIEW: Ryan T. Anderson Was Made for This Moment

Ryan T. Anderson

EPPC President Ryan T. Anderson talks with Rod Dreher of The American Conservative about Amazon’s book ban, the Equality Act, and the key issues facing social conservatives in the years ahead.

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The American Conservative / March 3, 2021