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boetie peaceful of the state
Kerry Baldwin

The Boetie Option: The Peaceful Underthrow Of The State

The Boetie Option: The Peaceful Underthrow Of The State A discussion of Murray Rothbard’s Introduction to Etienne de la Boetie’s “The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude”. The connection of La Boetie’s essay to the French Reformed is explained. Also highlighted is the main idea of the Discourse, that state tyranny relies

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Can Libertarians Be Conservatives?
Kerry Baldwin

Can Libertarians Be Conservatives?

Can Libertarians Be Conservatives? A discussion of the article “Can Conservatives Be Libertarians?” by Gerard Casey. Several mischaracterizations of libertarianism are answered. How Reformed libertarians value tradition and liberty in contrast with progressive liberalism is clarified, with reference to an essay by Friedrich Hayek. Also mentioned is the relation between

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right of resistance
Kerry Baldwin

Why Is The Right Of Resistance Important?

Why Is The Right Of Resistance Important? A summary of the doctrine of the Right of Political Resistance, with four reasons for its importance. Plus, a little about the life of John Chrysostom and his early church contribution to this important doctrine. [Direct mp3 download] https://reformedlibertarians.com/006   00:00 Start 00:52

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Reformed Libertarianism with Gregory Baus on Mere Liberty
Kerry Baldwin

Reformed Libertarianism with Gregory Baus on Mere Liberty

Summary – Reformed Libertarians with Gregory Baus Today I’m announcing a new podcast that I’ve been working on and will be co-hosting. Many of you know that I’m a Reformed Christian who is also libertarian. But what you may not realize, is the extent to which my libertarian views are grounded in

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Sin Civil Government Necessary
Kerry Baldwin

Does Sin Make Civil Government Necessary?

Does Sin Make Civil Government Necessary? A discussion of the main points of Kerry Baldwin’s article on human sinfulness and the question of the state’s necessity for civil governance. The fact that people are sinners and there will always be crime is shown to be not a reason that states

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christians view culture
Kerry Baldwin

How Should Christians View Culture and What Are Some Mistaken Views?

How Should Christians View Culture and What Are Some Mistaken Views? Discussion of the first subsection of the Reformed Libertarianism statement about culture. Also discussed are the significance of the fall into sin, common curse, redemption, and eschatology in relation to culture; as well as subjective sanctification of Christians’ cultural

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What Makes Civil Government Legitimate?
Kerry Baldwin

What Makes Civil Government Legitimate?

What Makes Civil Government Legitimate? A discussion of the main points of Kerry Baldwin’s article on law and order and the question of the legitimacy of civil governance. John Locke’s three requirements for legitimate civil governance are shown to be not reasons for a limited state, but rather reasons for

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What Does Romans 13 Say About Civil Government?
Kerry Baldwin

What Does Romans 13 Say About Civil Government?

What Does Romans 13 Say About Civil Government? A discussion of the main points of Gregory Baus’ article on the historical, confessionally Reformed view of Romans 13 and a Reformed view of stateless civil governance. Also there’s elaboration on lex talionis and the non-aggression principle, the Old Testament (Mosaic Covenant)

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reformed libertarians podcast
Kerry Baldwin

The Reformed Libertarians Podcast Introduction

The Reformed Libertarians Podcast Introduction Welcome to the first, Reformed Libertarians Podcast episode! This is an introduction to what Reformed means, and what libertarian means with its connection to Reformed. The hosts introduce themselves, and say a word about who the podcast is for. [Direct mp3 download] 00:00 Introduction 00:55

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Kerry Baldwin

Thus Always to Magistrates…w/Gregory Baus

Thus Always to Magistrates…w/Gregory Baus Timestamps provided by Greg: 0:14 music intro 1:30 Wresby’s intro 2:28 Chortles intros guest 8:17 topic intro 10:30 recent events 12:40 clip from NY governor statement 17:30 Rom13 often misunderstood 25:28 why Reformed view not taught 28:19 lesser magistrates 30:28 Paul’s example 37:57 wrong view

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