October 1999

Twentieth-Century Plans of Salvation

By R. J. Rushdoony

We need to be speaking openly and freely about false plans of salvation if the twenty-first century is not to be a continuation of the twentieth century, an age of death and tyranny.

The Tyranny of Political Internationalism

By P. Andrew Sandlin

The ancient world empires (Egypt, Babylon, Persia, Greece, Rome) were all "internationalist" in scope, if not in rationale.

The "Clinton Doctrine"

By Herbert W. Titus

"Well, I think there’s an important principle here that I hope will be now upheld in the future, and not just by the United States, not just by NATO, but also by the leading countries of the world through the United Nations. And that is that while there may well be a great deal of ethnic and religious conflict in the world, that whether within or beyond the borders of the country, if the world community has the power to stop it, we ought to stop genocide and ethnic cleansing."

Ligonier Apologetics: A Case of Cognitive Dissonance

By Joseph P. Braswell

Editor’s Introduction: We were saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Joseph Braswell on March 22, 1999. Joseph was one of the leading Reformed thinkers of our generation, and his grasp of Van Til’s epistemology and apologetics was profound. We had several articles in our files that he had submitted before his death. Below is one of them.

By Peter Hammond

Despite the hard realities and desperate needs of the mission fields, we are increasingly seeing the amateurization of missions.

By Craig R. Dumont, Sr.

Some time back, Dr. Lanny Johnson shared with me the conclusion he had reached after years of providing counsel to people seeking his help. Ostensibly they were seeking solid advice in various matters; however, in reality most were foraging for magical solutions that conveniently avoided any moral and ethical change in their lives.

By Zachariah Rousas Wagner

The Christian Worldview Student Conference is a ministry of Calvary Reformed Presbyterian Church of Norfolk, Virginia. This conference is designed to bring young adults from all over the world together for good, solid, Reformed teaching.

By R. J. Rushdoony

The Constitution of the United States is very clearly a non-interventionist document. The noninterventionist premise is apparent, not only in its various articles, but in the doctrine of express powers also.

By Steve M. Schlissel

The laws in our nation — indeed, in Western civilization — will increasingly favor and reward those who practice and/or advocate homosexuality and other loathsome behaviors.