on Christianity

1.  “The Next Christianity,” The Atlantic, 2002.

The original Reformation was far more than the rising up of irate lay people against corrupt and exploitative priests, and it was much more than a mere theological row. It was a far-reaching social movement that sought to return to the original sources of Christianity. It challenged the idea that divine authority should be mediated through institutions or hierarchies, and it denied the value of tradition. Instead it offered radical new notions of the supremacy of written texts (that is, the books of the Bible), interpreted by individual consciences. The Reformation made possible a religion that could be practiced privately, rather than mainly in a vast institutionalized community.

This move toward individualism, toward the privatization of religious belief, makes the spirit of the Reformation very attractive to educated people in the West.”
2.  Rev. John Piper: Unarmed Christians for Jesus, Gary North, December 25, 2015.
3.  “Beating the State,” Gary North, February 19, 2014.
4.  “Cutting Edge or Lunatic Fringe,” Gary North, July 4, 2016.  A review of the origins of Christian Reconstructionist movement.
5.  Bible Mandates Free-Market Capitalism: It Is Anti-Socialist, Gary North, 2005.
6.  Is Free Enterprise Biblical?, Roger Morefield, 2015.
7.  The Home Business as a Christian Calling, Gary North, 2016.
8.  Onward, Secular Soldier, Marching as to War: A Myth Nearly Everyone Believes, Stromberg, The Independent Review, v. 17, n. 3, Winter 2013, ISSN 1086–1653, Copyright © 2013, pp. 461–465.
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SEPARATION of CHURCH & STATE
1.  It’s origins.  Fascinating read.

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