Leviticus 19:16–17 is usually cited as that instance where gossip is condemned by the law, and is often read as a denunciation of gossip rather than court-related law. An examination of the text makes clear that, while gossip is condemned, the courtroom is in view:
New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman, a three-time Pulitzer prize winner, recently editorialized about the trend for Muslim combatants in the Middle East to wear ski masks, even in civil wars against one another.
Peter’s denial of Christ is one of the few stories included in all four of the Gospels. Each instance features great detail, so much so that Peter must have had a hand in insuring that his greatest sin was recorded. There are apparently great lessons to be learned from his most embarrassing life moment.
Many were heartened by headlines this spring that announced the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling against the notoriously gruesome procedure known as partial birth abortion. The case was Gonzales v. Carhart
[T]he plain fact is that the United States has only in recent years departed from its Christian foundations. —R. J. Rushdoony
What Christian Reconstruction seeks to do is to unleash the people from the idea of the modern power state. This doesn’t mean that we wish to unleash the people from the state itself: CR opposes anarchism and has repeatedly warned against the call to drop off the radar.
It is often in these lesser-known historical events where God does some of His greatest work. Such is the case with a little-known Presbyterian elder who was born in November of 1807. As with Lee, 2007 marks John Blair Lyle’s 200th birthday. While most readers know of Robert E. Lee, I…