Rushdoony the Philosopher and the Historian
September-October 2016

Rousas John Rushdoony: A Brief History, Part V "An Opportunity... Thanks Be to God!" By Mark R. Rushdoony

By Mark R. Rushdoony

​By early 1962, my father had been a pastor for eighteen years, but his desire had always been to write. His first two books had been published and a third manuscript was completed. Years later, when near death, he gave me instruction on his unpublished work.

Rousas John Rushdoony as Philosopher

By Jean-Marc Berthoud

How is one to consider the thought of Rousas John Rushdoony with regard to what is commonly called “philosophy”? Rushdoony’s thought belongs to a very different tradition, standing in the great line of Biblically grounded philosophy so ably illustrated by a Pierre Viret or a Johann Georg Hamann.

Rushdoony on History

By Otto Scott

​The ten years I spent with Dr. Rushdoony were the most intellectually stimulating of my life.

For Such a Time as This

By Andrea G. Schwartz

The greatest witness we have to those who need to hear the good news of Jesus Christ is our own testimony to God’s love and forgiveness.

By Lee Duigon

This award-winning film is proof that a “Christian movie” can be subtle, thought-provoking, heart-touching, and also have a really tricky plot.

By Lee Duigon

Aaron Jagt has what can’t be bought and can’t be taught: a cracking good story, and a vision to go with it.
But what he doesn’t have is a mastery of prose.

By R. J. Rushdoony

To believe in Christ is not merely a belief added to our existing lives, but the total renewal of our lives and the shift of our command center from ourselves to Jesus Christ. To confess Christ means that our whole being is now in His hands and under His control.

By Chalcedon

There is an acceleration in the decline of our culture, and that’s because there is no consistent Christian force to meet it. Through godly service comes godly dominion, but are we fulfilling our calling?