Saint John Chrysostom (c. A.D. 347–407) is famous for his golden-tongued oratory, and also for his resistance to imperial power.
“[H]e is a Jew who is one inwardly,” Paul wrote (Rom. 2:29 NKJV). In creating his alternative to Christianity, Mohammed countered that “He is Muslim who is one outwardly.”
The first distinctive of the Christian Reconstructionist Analysis (or Argument), CRA, concerned the presuppositional approach to understanding anything, including God. One might legitimately ask what accounts for the notion of presuppositionalism in the first place. Are we expected to “presuppose” presuppositionalism? Would we then be guilty of either begging the question or indulging in a logically circular argument?
“[T]he Athanasian Creed is precisely and logically theological … [T]his creed is extremely important and represents a major victory of Western Christianity.” — R. J. Rushdoony
A man, when free from the corruption of modern humanism, will work in terms of God’s calling, and, under God, for his family, for the personal realization of his abilities, and more. These are essentially non-economic motives. Economies self-destruct when their motivating forces become essentially economic.
On the evening of May 14, 1944, Rev. George Huntston Williams delivered an ordination sermon in honor of Rousas John Rushdoony at the Chinese Presbyterian Church in San Francisco.
The pressing question for today is whether Christians are using all of the tools that God has given us in our prayer armory.
The less creative radicals of the 1960s thought they might change the universities, and hence the world, by taking over the administrative buildings.