The Most Important Business Done on Earth
July/August 2007

The Goal of Sovereignty

By R. J. Rushdoony

Central to Christ’s challenge of the world are some very important statements with regard to authority and power. They can be found in Matthew 18:1–6, Mark 9:33–37, Luke 9:46–48, Matthew 20:25–28, and Mark 10:42–45.

The Purpose of Education

By Mark R. Rushdoony

Man is not primarily a rational being; he is a creature of faith. His reasoning is based on what he believes or assumes to be true.

Christian Education and Biblical Law

By William O. Einwechter

The subject of Christian education has generated significant interest in the conservative and Reformed church over the last 50 years.

A Defense of the Christian University

By Jason Jewell

University education: a necessary evil or just plain stupid?

By Derek Carlsen

There are many examples in Scripture of people living faithfully in difficult times—dangerous times with life-threatening situations where they stand strong for God and His truth: men like King David (1 Sam. 17:31–51) and the Apostle Paul (Acts 21:7–15).

By Martin G. Selbrede

The summer temptation for a Chalcedon writer is to pick the low-hanging fruit readily available on the Vine of Controversy: protests over the opening of a creationist museum in Kentucky or the fulminating cloud of an American presidential campaign darkening the horizon.

By Michael J. Vlach, Ph.D.

According to the presuppositional approach to apologetics, Christians should presuppose the truth of Christianity as the starting point for defending the Christian faith.

By Stephen Hays

Christopher Hitchens has just come out with a broadside against Christianity. Hitchens is a fine stylist.