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Bicentennial Lecture: The Charter Of Our Liberty, Steven Alan Samson Sep 1987

Bicentennial Lecture: The Charter Of Our Liberty, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

If we wish to know what the founding generation meant by liberty, consult the election sermons and thanksgiving sermons of the day. The founders knew that “where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty” (2 Cor. 3:17). They sought to live together as a Christian people according to Christ’s “perfect law of liberty” (Jas. 1:25). That is, “the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free” (Gal. 5:1). This is what is written between the lines of the Constitution. The Bible is the charter of our liberty. It is the substance of our constitutional liberties.


Stalemate In Northern Ireland?, James E. Crimmins, J F. Mcgarry Jan 1987

Stalemate In Northern Ireland?, James E. Crimmins, J F. Mcgarry

James E Crimmins

No abstract provided.


Foundations Of Radical Political Economy, Howard Sherman Dec 1986

Foundations Of Radical Political Economy, Howard Sherman

HOWARD J SHERMAN

No abstract provided.


Review: Bringing In The Sheaves By George Grant, Steven Alan Samson Dec 1986

Review: Bringing In The Sheaves By George Grant, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

Evangelical social scientists have typically sought to breathe life into the old social gospel by professing to operate from a biblical basis while remaining dependent on a secular liberalism that had earlier jettisoned any signs of its clerical origins. But despite their concern with “structural injustice,” they have formulated their recommendations in terms of the same unjust and coercive social structures that rob Peter to pay Paul while picking the pockets of both.