This article gives a Biblical case favoring capital punishment with a response to three of the most utilized arguments against the doctrine of capital punishment.
The Revolution is essentially an epistemic rebellion against the authority and will of God. This epistemic rebellion was rightly identified by our conservative fathers as the soul of the Revolution underlying all its socio-political manifestations.
A.A. Hodge called Dabney the greatest theologian in America during the 1800s, and many have noted his prophetic insight. His rejection of the modernist theory known as the Social Contract merits renewed study since Social Justice is, in fact, a rebirth of this still-born idea.
There is a developing renaissance of historic conservatism, in part due to many recent translations, among which is the nineteenth century German legal theorist Friedrich J. Stahl.
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.
We often think of shame as being excited by guilt, but that is not often the case. Society rejects shame – a God-given mechanism for our good – as detrimental to self-esteem. Is shame really so bad?