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The Influence of RJ. Rushdoony on One Man's Life

By Andrea G. Schwartz
June 22, 2021

In early June 2021, Victor Porlier went to be with the Lord as a result of a house explosion that took his life and that of his wife, Lois. Many are not familiar with him, but in the 1980s he participated in a series of videos with R.J. Rushdoony and a number of Christian scholars and people of influence. The following short audio excerpt is Victor introducing Dr. Rushdoony at a conference in Seattle, Washington. As he recounts how he first learned of Rush and Chalcedon, and the profound influence it had on his life, you will hear a man who was energized by a Biblical vision of victory and went on to share it with others for decades thereafter.

Victor Porlier Introducing R. J. Rushdoony


Topics: Dominion, Eschatology, Government, Humanism, R. J. Rushdoony, Socialism, Statism, Theology

Andrea G. Schwartz

Andrea Schwartz is Chalcedon’s family and Christian education advocate, and the author of eight books including: A House for God: Building a Kingdom-Driven Family, The Biblical Trustee Family: Understanding God’s Purpose for Your Household, Empowered: Developing Strong Women for Kingdom Service, Woman of the House: A Mother’s Role in Building a Christian Culture, and The Homeschool Life: Discovering God’s Way to Family-Based Education. She’s also the co-host of the Out of the Question podcast, and Homeschooling Helps (weekly live Facebook event). She can be reached at [email protected]

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