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Tag: Christianity
  • Prayer for War and Peace

    Thanks to an anonymous source, I was led to this great video taking place in 1900.  It’s a short film of Mark Twain’s short story, “The War Prayer.”  The text of the story may be read here.  It’s gist is that as soldiers prepare to go to war they attend a church service in which …

  • Should Christians volunteer for military service?

    Q. Should Christians volunteer for military service?  A. That depends.  Right now?  No.  Other times?  Maybe. The American military in its present capacity simply is not being used in just or moral manner — not to mention how far it has strayed from its constitutional purpose.  Because of this, I’d argue that a Christian cannot …

  • “Thou shalt not kill unless the killing will bring democracy to everyone else.”

    Wait, that’s not how it goes. I realize not all readers here are interested in the Christian theology behind the ideas of liberty, but for those that are, Jacob Hornberger has an excellent new(ish) article on the Iraq War at the Future of Freedom Foundation: [W]e don’t know even know how many Iraqis have been …

  • Religion and Liberty

    Regarding the heavily critical feedback by folks objecting to this reference of Christianity on the blog, I have something to say: There is no conflict between private, non-coercive practice of religion and libertarianism. In fact, so long as religious folks practice their faith in a manner consistent with the non-aggression principle,  religious organizations will be essential to maintaining the strength …