“The Foundations of Social Order: Studies in the Creeds and Councils of the Early Church,” by R. J. Rushdoony

The Chalcedon Foundation has made a number of R. J. Rushdoony’s books available online for free. Several of them are considered classics in the annals of Christian Reconstruction. The Foundations of Social Order is one of them.  It was published in 1968. From the preface he wrote for the third edition, Rushdoony said: Christianity cannot be […]

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Halloween (or, ‘All Hallows Even’): Through New Eyes

Rev. James B. Jordan gives what is probably the best, brief, evangelical rebuttal against well-meaning Christians who categorically object to the observance/celebration of Halloween on the basis that it is pagan, ungodly and thoroughly unChristian. I personally used to count myself in that number, and right(eously) so.  Not anymore.  I have spiritually outgrown that worn-out […]

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There is “Good” Preterism–Biblical–and There is BAD Preterism–Heretical.

Joel McDurmon in his American Vision article today writes about the unusual decision by Criswell College, an academic bastion of the Southern Baptist church, to invite well-known, fringe-heretical, hyper-preterist Don Preston to its campus in order to participate in a one-day conference on eschatology that it was holding today, representing the generic “preterist” position. Joel wonders why […]

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