The Sovereign's Courts
November-December 2015

Liberty As An Ethical Necessity

By Mark R. Rushdoony

One of the foundational tenets of Christian Reconstruction is the validity of Biblical law except where its application is explicitly altered in Scripture itself. It is safe to say that Christian Reconstruction is impossible without Biblical law, also known as theonomy (from Greektheos, god, and nomos, law).

The Sovereign’s Courts (1 Cor. 6:1-8)

By R. J. Rushdoony

What was Paul doing in using a technical, political term to describe the Christian assembly? He was saying that in terms of the Kingdom of God, you are to be His governing body upon earth. First, to govern yourself, then to extend your scope into the community so that little by little the kingdoms of this world are made the Kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ.

Puncturing the Boundary Between Medicine and Politics: How the State Condemns Addicts to Disaster (11)

By Martin G. Selbrede

This is the eleventh in a series of articles about addiction treatment pioneer Dr. Punyamurtula S. Kishore and his battles with the commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Rushdoony Revisited on Limited Liability

By Ian Hodge

Rushdoony’s view on limited liability has its critics. In this essay, I review Rushdoony’s arguments, then consider them against some of the criticisms that are leveled against his conclusion, that limited liability laws are wrong.

By Andrea G. Schwartz

There is a perspective within Christian circles that espouses the idea that men should never learn from women or seriously consider what they say. There is an unspoken rule that, when it comes to theology, women should take a backseat and let men do the heavy lifting. The underlying assumption is that women should only concern themselves with meal preparation, maintaining the home, and caring for children. This is a hard perspective to justify, considering the words of Jesus in Luke 10:38–42.

By Lee Duigon

As you work to train up your child in the way that he should go, there are people out there working just as hard to train him up in a way he shouldn’t go.