Category Archives: R.J. Rushdoony

Eschatology, Poythress, and the Hallelujah Chorus

I hope to write in the next 18 months a short booklet on eschatology. I have written some papers in the past, but have not been able to provide a general outline, specifically of the postmillennial hope, and its contrast … Continue reading

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Calendar and Meaning

As a boy, our dinner table was a place of amazing conversations. My father readily invited people to dine with us, and my mother as readily accommodated them. On top of that, we had a stream of visitors from all … Continue reading

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Theocracy and Libertarianism

“Few things are more commonly misunderstood than the nature and meaning of theocracy. It is commonly assumed to be a dictatorial rule by self-appointed men who claim to rule for God. In reality, theocracy in Biblical law is the closest … Continue reading

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Thus saith the Lord

But the Bible is not a devotional manual: it is a battle plan and a prescriptive word, a command word, and therefore a law word. The “spiritual” preachers deserve not even a yawn: they are putting the church into the … Continue reading

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Christ revealed as priest, prophet, and king

R.J. Rushdoony writes: The Son comes as the great high priest, to make atonement to God and to remove sin. He comes as the great prophet, to speak God’s authoritative word and final word of revelation. He comes as the … Continue reading

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R.J. Rushdoony on Creationism

If  we can set aside the six-day creation doctrine, we have asserted our supremacy over Scripture. Our mind and our convenience now have a higher authority than the Bible, so that we have denied its authority totally and asserted our authority … Continue reading

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Rushdoony Random Notes #66

I have been a privileged man because over many years I have had the opportunity to work with some truly outstanding people, and I have had occasion to meet and visit with many more. Of course, there have been sour … Continue reading

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Godless State

In the modern world, our pagan states are at war with their own peoples. Sometimes an enemy country harms us, but it seems that people all over the world can depend on their own country to be constantly at war … Continue reading

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Rushdoony argues that some people who claim to believe the Bible from cover to cover actually mean they believe in their favorite verses of the Bible. They interpret God and His Christ in light of their favorite bible passages (“God … Continue reading

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The Defeat of a “god”

R.J. Rushdoony summarizes the historical context of the Feast of Dedication in John 10:22: “(Antiochus) believed that He was God on earth. It was common to believe that the incarnation was in the state and in the person of the … Continue reading

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Quote, Preaching

True preaching cannot leave men unconcerned: it will either arouse them to repentance and to godly action, or it will arouse them to ungodly hostility as they see themselves in the light of God’s Word.–R.J. Rushdoony

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Rushdoony, Quote

The necessity of our day is not political action but a return to a Biblical faith.–R.J. Rushdoony

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Interview with Chris Ortiz on the Life and Legacy of R.J. Rushdoony

Here are some of the links mentioned in our interview with Chris Ortiz. Law and Liberty Podcast with Chris Ortiz The Chalcedon Foundation Rushdoony Podcast Free Rushdoony Mp3’s

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Rushdoony and the Inescapability of Religion

In 1978, Rousas Rushdoony wrote his influential book, The One and the Many.1 In it, he argued that every culture is inherently religious. The makeup of a society will reflect the religious inclinations of the people. The faith of the modern … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Rousas J. Rushdoony

I have many heroes in the faith. Most are in repose. God has decreed that their days on earth ended. They now join the saints in heaven crying out: “When will you bring justice, O Lord” (Rev. 6). They await … Continue reading

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Seeds or Weeds?

Why continue to listen to Rushdoony? How do you get vegetables out of your garden? By planting vegetables, of course. This is a fact almost too obvious to mention, except for the fact that most people seem to have forgotten … Continue reading

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Quote, R.J. Rushdoony.

Five Point Calvinism represents an important development of the implications of God’s sovereignty and is in this respect in the mainstream of theological development. However, contemporary Five Point Calvinism has reduced the faith too often to these abstractions and lost … Continue reading

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The “antichrist”

Mark Levin’s book, Men in Black, is a remarkable assessment of judicial tyranny in this nation in the last 100 years. Recent Supreme Court laws such as government control over private property is a Biblical travesty. Rushdoony has pointed out … Continue reading

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Infallibility as Essential to Any System

In his first volume of Systematic Theology, Rousas J. Rushdoony describes the “inescapable concept” of infallibility. In any system of thought whether it be Marxism, Deism, or Romanism, the concept of infallibility cannot be avoided. For instance, in Rome’s case, … Continue reading

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