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Guest essay by R. J. Rushdoony  Contrition is not a word we hear much today. In fact, it has an old-fashioned ring to it, and some people are vague as to its meaning. The word contrition means being penitent for our sins. The root of the word comes from the Latin and old French, from […]

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The Gold Standard

Guest essay by R. J. Rushdoony  When God listed the charges against Judah which required judgment, one of the indictments read, “Thy silver is become dross, thy wine mixed with water” (Isa. 1:22). Fraud governed winemaking: the wine was mixed with water. Fraud also governed their money: the silver had given way to baser metals, […]

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Love and Hate

Guest essay by R. J. Rushdoony In these days, when men are making a cure-all of love and demand total love of all things, the words of Scripture are a refreshing and healthy antidote. Jesus Christ, in speaking to the church of Ephesus, commended them because they hated what He hated: “But this thou hast, […]

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God and Taxes

Guest essay by Rousas J. Rushdoony Today, the Lordship of the triune God is being denied; the tithe is neglected; the power of statism is increasing, and taxation is compelling men to pay a rent for their property… Very little is said nowadays about the Biblical teaching on property and taxation, and with reason: we […]

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The Prince of Peace

Guest Essay by the late Rev. R.J. Rushdoony [The timeliness of this article from 45 years ago is remarkable!—ed.] Violent marches for peace are a common fact today. Our cities are being attacked, public buildings bombed, and the police assaulted by our modern peace lovers. Such peace as these men have to offer is another […]

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Statist Medicine

by R.J. Rushdoony (Although written in the middle of “The Cold War”, this article on government-sponsored medicine is relevant to the health-care debate going on today. –Ed.) An important book published recently is Alexander Podrabinek’s Punitive Medicine.1 The author is now serving a sentence of exile in Siberia. This is a careful and documented account […]

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