Rushdoony: The Failure of Men

| December 28, 2016

Early in the modern era (only in the nineteenth century in the United States), men abandoned the family and its responsibilities to their wives, and religion was similarly relegated to women as their concern. Men chose irresponsibility, and the double standard became a way of life. Of course, men insisted on all the Biblical authority […]

Schwartz: The Day Salvation Was Born

| December 25, 2016

In looking back on my childhood, I remember the Christmas gifts that disappointed me, rather than the Christmas gifts that made me happy. Two instances stand out in my mind. But first let me give you some context. I was raised right outside New York City. I was the third of four children, and my […]

Chalcedon: Its Time for the Christian Right to Oppose the Draft

| June 17, 2016

Conscription is not a patriotic necessity. It has no clear Biblical support and is dangerous to our liberties. Timothy D. Terrell Growing up with Christian Right influences all around me, I became quite familiar with the view that Christian patriotism included supporting the U.S. government’s foreign military adventures. If the government needed troops for a […]

How Christianity’s Attitude Toward Justice and Taxes Led to the SCOTUS Ruling on Gay Marriage

| September 14, 2015

By Martin G. Selbrede Chalcedon.edu There has been no end of Christian punditry directed against the recent Supreme Court ruling concerning marriage. We’ve heard disputes about definitions (“whatever else it is, it’s not a marriage”), bald citations of the appropriate Biblical texts, commentary on anti-Christian agendas, tirades against “legislating from the bench,” opposition to federalizing […]

We’re Entering An Era of Truth

| February 20, 2014

Kevin Swanson and Martin Selbrede discuss the recent church sex scandals and the function and role of the church for preserving the faith, justice and the health of the body. If you’re wondering how to reconcile your thoughts about what you’re reading lately, if you’ve been silenced in an abusive church, this radio program will […]