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The Golden Rule Is as Golden as Ever

BY LAWRENCE W. REED For three hours, the famous “standoff at the schoolhouse door” riveted the country’s attention. Alabama Governor George Wallace physically blocked the...

Is Worldly Success Necessary?

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dear Dr. Adler, Is worldly success necessary for happiness? In our society we tend to estimate other people in terms...

Evil and God: Reflections of a Former Atheist

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST In my early twenties, before my conversion to Christianity in 1976, I did not believe that our world offered entirely convincing...

Moses Mather On Free Agency

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS, MOSES MATHER 1775 Free agency, or a rational existence, with its powers and faculties, and freedom of enjoying and exercising...

Declaration of Belief Regarding Governments & Laws In General

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 19TH CENTURY SERMONS, CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS August 17, 1835 A declaration of belief regarding governments and laws in general,...

No Kings In America!—A Biblical Appeal

Paine’s Christianity: Part 3 BY STEVE FARRELL “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right,” argued Thomas...

A Sermon for the General Day of Election: David Tappan

Called Unto Liberty, David Tappan: 1792, Founding Era Sermons The son of a Congregational minister, Tappan was born in Manchester, Massachusetts, and was graduated in...

Socialism is – without exception – “a Species of Robbery”

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 19TH CENTURY SERMONS, JOHN TAYLOR 1852 ... There is also another political party, who desire, through the influence of legislation and coercion, to...

Concerning God, Modern Man, and Religion

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. If theology and religion are living things, there is nothing intrinsically wrong about efforts to modernize them. They must be...

Natural Theology, Chance, and God (Part 2)

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. The Central Error in Modern Christian Apologetics In the domain of theology, there are only three alternative categories of work: philosophical...

Natural Theology, Chance, and God (Part 1)

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Introduction The preceding excellent essay by Professor Owen Gingerich was delivered at the Center of Theological Inquiry at Princeton....

Can Inward Slaves Make Outward Free? — John Milton

What wise and valiant man would seek to free - These , thus degenerate, by themselves enslaved, or could of inward slaves make outward free? - John Milton, Paradise Regained

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