In Their Distress: How Are We Treating Today's Widows?
September/October 2017

The World into Which Jesus Was Born

By Mark R. Rushdoony

Jesus was born about 500 years after the Babylonian captivity during which Daniel lived, and 400 years after Malachi, the last Old Testament prophet. No prophet had appeared after Malachi, a gap equivalent to that between the arrival of the Pilgrims and today. We live in a very different world than that of 1620; we think and act differently than our forbears. Likewise, great changes had taken place in the intertestamental period, that between Malachi and the birth of Jesus.

Where Do We Stand?: A Wide Ranging Assessment

By Jean-Marc Berthoud

​Adam Smith, the father of all ungodly economics, was an apostate Enlightenment Scottish Presbyterian, a great friend of David Hume, that public atheist. By his theory of the “invisible hand” Adam Smith equated good and evil.

The Recent Controversy Over Malachi 4:6

By Martin G. Selbrede

In the last issue of Faith for All of Life we featured an article by Pastor Shawn Mathis concerning the application of Malachi 4:6 to the homeschooling movement (particularly the American version). This article has ignited significant controversy among Chalcedon’s readers, which is a fairly rare occurrence.

In Their Distress

By Andrea G. Schwartz

​Let us become known as those who look out for widows and orphans, however they come to be classified as such.

By Joaquin Fernandez

My prayer is that this movie will be screened from countless “cities on a hill” throughout our land and that many will be blessed by its message of hope and life in the midst of the prevailing chaos, despair, and death.

By Lee Duigon

Sometimes, when the need is greatest, God raises up a mighty man, a giant, for our deliverance. One such man was Winston Churchill.

By R. J. Rushdoony

Without faith in God, men become no more than “empty suits.” As moral courage recedes from our world, so too does justice.

By Chalcedon Editorial

We must work to turn the attention of Christians away from exclusively political solutions—rejecting the social contract doctrine—and towards the Kingdom Contract.