Christ the King alone has right. Any theology which does not set the crown rights of Christ our king against all pretended human rights is neither systematic nor Biblical, and all of us must recognize that where Christ and His work are concerned we have no rights, only calling; and we are judged by the Lord in terms of: do we fulfill that calling, or do we not.

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TopicsBiblical Law, Reformed Thought, Philosophy, Theology, Major Prophets

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R. J. Rushdoony

Rev. R.J. Rushdoony (1916–2001), was a leading theologian, church/state expert, and author of numerous works on the application of Biblical law to society. He started the Chalcedon Foundation in 1965. His Institutes of Biblical Law (1973) began the contemporary theonomy movement which posits the validity of Biblical law as God’s standard of obedience for all. He therefore saw God’s law as the basis of the modern Christian response to the cultural decline, one he attributed to the church’s false view of God’s law being opposed to His grace. This broad Christian response he described as “Christian Reconstruction.” He is credited with igniting the modern Christian school and homeschooling movements in the mid to late 20th century. He also traveled extensively lecturing and serving as an expert witness in numerous court cases regarding religious liberty. Many ministry and educational efforts that continue today, took their philosophical and Biblical roots from his lectures and books.

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