Augustine held that God can command the rich to give to the poor. The poor can never demand from the rich; generosity is never owed. To withhold money, a rich man commits a theological injustice, bu
A new concept of victimhood has arisen. WIth it, a new concept of justice, a concept of justice divorced from the Christian view of responsibility.
Correcting Scanlon and the Doctrine of Double Effect [...]
Arguably, Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld is the greatest legal theorist America has ever produced. His logical and systematic approach to understanding rights was one of the greatest breakthroughs in the philosophy of law.
We cannot say that what is good for the individual or the community is devoid of moral content. And moral content is determined by God’s decree, be it a direct command from God, or an eternal decree regarding the purpose of man, which is to glorify God and enjoy Him for eternity.