Archives for Mar 8, 2010 @ 12:13

Liberated from Legalism 4

We looked last week at legalism and freedom, and this week I want to give three days — with three points each day — of the way Paul’s letter to the Galatians shows how to live our way out of legalism’s clutches and embrace a life of liberation. These are strategies for warding off the [Read More…]

Law at the Jesus Creed: David Opderbeck on Social Contract

The Christian Tradition and a Social Theory of Contract “Freedom to contract” is one of the pillars of libertarian economic theory (the other being “protection of private property rights”).  The principle of freedom to contract suggests that government should avoid regulating private transactions because the individual parties to contractual agreements are in the best position [Read More…]

Male Church Attendance: Bradley Wright

Brad Wright is an excellent sociologist and has a fantastic book coming out from Bethany that will squash some widely-reported and repeated myths about Christians. Here is his study results of the official census data on male church attendance. There are some good charts on the next page. I’m grateful to Brad for this information. [Read More…]