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Kerry Baldwin

RLP Break Announcement

Summary – Reformed Libertarians Podcast Announcement We’re taking a short break for summer, but listen for some other information and plans for the Reformed Libertarian podcast when we get back. [Direct mp3 download]   Additional Resources https://reformedlibertarians.com/about-our-logo/ https://reformedlibertarians.com/reformed-libertarianism-statement/ https://reformedlibertarians.com/articles/ https://reformedlibertarians.com/resources/ https://reformedlibertarians.com/#contact

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Can Christian Civil Government Be Theocratic?
Kerry Baldwin

Can Christian Civil Government Be Theocratic?

Summary – Can Christian Civil Government Be Theocratic? A discussion of whether a Reformed Christian view of civil governance is compatible with theocracy. We explain how the term “theocratic” has been used, and two key elements of a theocratic view (namely, the monopoly state and civil establishment of religion) that

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Kerry Baldwin

Does Political Representation Make Sense?, with Gerard Casey

Summary – Does Political Representation Make Sense?, with Gerard Casey An interview with Dr. Gerard Casey about his article “The Indefensibility of Political Representation.” Dr. Casey introduces himself and recounts how he became a libertarian anarchist. He speaks about the idea of legitimate command and various options proposed to justify

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scripture alone
Kerry Baldwin

What Do We Mean By “Scripture Alone”?

Summary – What Do We Mean By “Scripture Alone”? A reading of the essay “What Do We Mean By Sola Scriptura?” by W. Robert Godfrey, which focuses on explaining some key features of the Protestant principle or doctrine of Sola Scriptura (that is, Scripture Alone). Godfrey defines the principle, discusses

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Civil Governance Without The State
Kerry Baldwin

Is Civil Governance Without The State Plausible?

Summary – Is Civil Governance Without The State Plausible? A discussion of the main points of Kerry Baldwin’s article on the plausibility of stateless civil governance and the common difficulty in imagining such a society. We talk about factors that may contribute to the failure of imagination such as the

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The Truth About The Great Depression with Lawrence W Reed
Kerry Baldwin

The Truth About The Great Depression, with Lawrence W. Reed

Summary – The Truth About The Great Depression, with Larry Reed An interview with Lawrence W. Reed, President emeritus of The Foundation for Economic Education, about his booklet Great Myths of the Great Depression. We talk about the Progressive Era as the context for the government policies that brought about

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climate alarmism cornwall alliance
Kerry Baldwin

Climate Alarmism and the Cornwall Alliance, with Calvin Beisner

Summary – Climate Alarmism and the Cornwall Alliance, with Calvin Beisner An interview with Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, President of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation about politically-concocted climate alarmism in contrast with climate realism, based on genuine scientific study. We also talk about destructive governmental emissions policy,

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Does Social Hierarchy or Economics Make The State Inevitable?
Kerry Baldwin

Does Social Hierarchy or Economics Make The State Inevitable?

Does Social Hierarchy or Economics Make The State Inevitable? A discussion of the main points of Kerry Baldwin’s article on economics, social relations, and the question of the inevitability of the state in a properly-functioning society. Robert Nozick’s economic argument for the immaculate conception of the state, and Russel Kirk’s

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Reformed Libertarianism on the Californian Liberty Project
Kerry Baldwin

Reformed Libertarianism on the Californian Liberty Project

In Episode 32, my guests are Kerry Baldwin and Gregory Baus. Kerry and Gregory co-host the Reformed Libertarians podcast. We discussed several different topics including the relationship between Christianity, anarchy, and the state; Christian & libertarian approaches to abortion, prostitution, etc.; morality and the law; Romans Chapter 13; subsidiarity –

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