Socialism seems to be popular among the current field of Democrat presidential candidates. We thought it might be productive to explore what socialism is and the assertion by some that Jesus was a socialist. Socialism is compatible neither with a constitutional republic that values Liberty, nor with a Biblical worldview.
The following is a cumulative bibliography for blogs posted through March 8, 2019:
It would be misleading for us to report the bias on the Left and not to discuss the bias on the Right also. Whenever the citizens or their press ceases to self-govern and tolerates incomplete or inaccurate reporting, it is an existential threat to Liberty. It is not OK for “our guys” to match the tactics of the Left with the same tactics. Here are two examples of shameful misinformation on the “right”.
The Founders understood that Liberty requires self-governance. A media that cannot govern itself and irresponsibly publishes inaccurate and incomplete reports actually threatens the citizens’ right to a free press by inviting government intervention.
The irresponsibility of today’s Press, the media’s refusal to govern itself, is an existential threat to the Freedom of the Press, and indeed to Liberty in general.
Restoring Civic Virtue – Tiger, the President, and the Press.
Tiger Woods gives us a lesson in civic virtue, which is largely lost on the press corps.
Restoring Civic Virtue – A Contemporary Perspective on Liberty, virtue, personal responsibility, and the civil society. The Bible teaches us that public virtue is more likely when the citizenry is informed by a Biblical worldview.
What is going on in our country? Our culture is coarsening before our eyes. Only the most cloistered can fail to notice the increasing incivility in the discourse in our country. These events should not surprise believers who hold to a Biblical worldview, but how do we respond?
My Dad had that hope in God, and in turn, so do we who live on. All of us in our family miss Dad greatly. We grieve, but not as those who are without hope.
The Biblical Worldview is based on Creation, The Fall, and Redemption. In this post we use pictures to illustrate the Creation story from the Bible.