Magazine
The Library
July/August 2014

My Father’s Books

By Mark R. Rushdoony

My father, Rousas John Rushdoony (1916–2001), was not one to boast of the naughty things he had done as a youth, but he would recount the challenge his parents had in getting him to stop reading and go to bed. He admitted his deception: he would turn out the light and leave the door open a crack, just enough to let in a sliver of light by which he could read. I have a list he compiled at a very young age of the books he had read.

The Pioneer Who Cut New Paths in Addiction Medicine Before Being Cut Down (3)

By Martin G. Selbrede

In the previous two articles in this series, we contrasted the revolutionary achievements of Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore in the field of addiction treatment with the treatment given him in return by the state of Massachusetts.

The Missionary and the Sieve of Time

By Bojidar Marinov

“People look at all the trashy books, movies, and music of today and compare them to books from the past and bemoan the fact that the standards for the arts have collapsed in recent decades. The truth of the matter, however, is that the past has plenty of trash in its own right. The trash of the past simply did…

Scholarship and the Theological Library

By Paul Michael Raymond

It seems as if the priests of humanism’s academia have finally claimed victory over what passes for scholarship today. They have successfully filled both public and university libraries with so much junk it is almost impossible to tell one lie from another. Among too many modern Christians the topic of…

By Andrea G. Schwartz

Among the fondest memories of my childhood were our Saturday morning trips to the public library. I loved being around all those books stacked on beautiful shelves nested in mahogany-paneled…

By R. J. Rushdoony

Paul in this chapter has one concern. He has been having problems with the Corinthian church. He is going to visit them again, and he knows that they are already raising objections. The last time he was there, he called attention to many sins in the members, and demanded that they deal with…

By Martin G. Selbrede

If you’ve got a fairly sizable library of Chalcedon material at your home, you may want to consider looking at other volumes that, in their own way, will further equip and edify you and your family. The following books represent an interesting cross-section of sanctified Christian thought…

By Lee Duigon

Seven years after he was fired from his job, middle school science teacher John Freshwater hopes the United State Supreme Court will hear his case.