Obedience to the State (Addendum)

Walter Williams has taken up the issue of whether or not we should obey immoral laws here. He is focused on the direct personal relationship between the individual and the state at large, while I came to the conclusion that there must be intermediaries between the state and the individual, but his point on immoral [...] [...]

On Obedience to the State (Part 6)

Given today’s headlines, the question fairly shouts itself into our world: What is the proper relationship between the Christian and the State? Why is this so urgent now, just at this moment? Because the world appears to be spiraling into an old heresy, the heresy of sacralism —of making the state a god. If the [...] [...]

On Obedience to the State (Part 5)

Given today’s headlines, the question fairly shouts itself into our world: What is the proper relationship between the Christian and the State? Why is this so urgent now, just at this moment? Because the world appears to be spiraling into an old heresy, the heresy of sacralism —of making the state a god. If the [...] [...]

On Obedience to the State (Part 3)

Given today’s headlines, the question fairly shouts itself into our world: What is the proper relationship between the Christian and the State? Why is this so urgent now, just at this moment? Are Christians directly told to obey the authority of the state? In my last two posts on this topic, I explored whether or not [...] [...]

On Obedience to the State (Part 2)

Given today’s headlines, the question fairly shouts itself into our world: What is the proper relationship between the Christian and the State? Why is this so urgent now, just at this moment? Are Christians directly told to obey the authority of the state? In my last post on this topic, I explored whether or not David’s [...] [...]

On Obedience to the State (Part 1)

Given today’s headlines, the question fairly shouts itself into our world: What is the proper relationship between the Christian and the State? Why is this so urgent now, just at this moment? First, there are the headlines. Obamacare, the impending default in Greece, the left using Christianity as a stepping stone to power (by mostly [...] [...]