The God-given ontological framework for all reality is designed so that obedience to God’s law is the only way to escape slavery to the arbitrary authority of men and the bondage of sin and any false freedom from Christ ends only in death and destruction.
Arguably, Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld is the greatest legal theorist America has ever produced. The Hohfeldian Rights Analysis was one of the greatest breakthroughs in the philosophy of law.
To be able to distinguish is critical in the war on language. Read here to see the Christian, Marxist, Libertarian, and Conservative Conceptions of Liberty.
The difference between liberty and license was prominent in Stahl’s view of freedom. Building explicitly on an Augustinian conception of ethics and freedom, Stahl articulates a counterintuitive view of political freedom we need to hear today.