Magazine
The Wonderful Works of the Lord
October 2002

Family and Civilization

By R. J. Rushdoony

To reduce civilization to political entities, races, nationalities, or other like groupings is to insure misunderstanding, for a civilization is at heart a faith and a community. The faith is of course religious.

Motives of Ministers

By Mark R. Rushdoony

We are too prone to assume the early church was characterized by purer faith and life than even the best examples of modern Christianity. This is to misread the New Testament and to underestimate the power of sin on the saints of all centuries. It is important to understand that the Bible is unique among holy books…

Fundamentals of an Applied Theology: Education for Liberty

By Ron Kirk

Rev. Rushdoony observed that a liberal educa-tion historically meant learning the art of life in a free society. The term liberty under law aptly summarizes the Biblical view.

Great are the Works of the Lord (Part 1 of 2)

By James Nickel

Definitive moments in life transcend time and are unforgettable. One such moment occurred for me in Arizona on a lazy, late afternoon in November of 1980.

By Greg Uttinger

C. S. Lewis argued that certain stories have the power to captivate the imagination and move the human soul in ways that the words themselves cannot account for. These stories he called "myths."

By Nathan Wilson

The sun didn't reach the earth behind the barn until after lunch. The ground was always wet because the barn trapped the run-off from the hill behind it. When the boy played there in the mornings he grew cold. But when the sun was high, the earth was warm and he did not mind the moisture…

By William Blankschaen

Too often, Christian educators send students into a sinful world woefully unprepared to deal with the sticky, sinful philosophies waiting to assail them. Such students may function tolerably until they realize that reality refuses to cooperate with their Christian agenda. Quite the…

By Joel Miller

In 1995, author Jack Miles touched off a tempest in the theological teapot with the publication of God: A Biography, in which he attempts to tell the story of God by reading the Hebrew Scriptures as "imaginative literature." With the 2001 publication of Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God,…

By Samuel L. Blumenfeld

Americans have enjoyed the world's highest standard of living for at least the last one hundred years, and probably longer. Libertarians will tell you that the cause of this prosperity is economic freedom. There is no doubt that economic freedom is an important factor in our marvelous…

By William D. (Bill) Graves

Strict constitutionalists are always apprehensive when the U.S. Supreme Court closes its annual session having ruled so erroneously as it has this year. We wait with bated breath to see what will be the Court's latest outrage and what liberal agenda will be declared to be a part of the…