Monthly Archives: March 2014

Christian Schools: Necessary and Viable

I believe that the Christian Schools will triumph and will educate all America in terms of God’s word and requirement. I believe that we shall see a steady stepping-up of the teaching, so that, in due time, the content will … Continue reading

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PUBLIC SCHOOLS: THE CHEAP BUT COSTLY WAY

After more than a hundred years of universal public education, we can say that it nowhere resembles the Utopian vision that drove its proponents to create it. It has not produced the morally improved human being the Unitarians insisted it … Continue reading

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Rushdoony and the Covenant in Education Part 5 (Succession)

In the name of God, Amen. We whose names are under-written, the loyal subjects of our dread sovereign Lord, King James, by the grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith, etc. Having undertaken, … Continue reading

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Rushdoony and the Covenant in Education Part 4 (Sanctions)

Abraham was instructed to bring five different types of animals: a three-year-old heifer, a three-year-old female goat, a three-year old ram, a turtledove, and a young pigeon. They were cut in half, and the halves being separated, were placed in … Continue reading

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Rushdoony and the Covenant in Education Part 3 (Ethics)

David knew the authority in history that the revealed law of God offers to those who take it seriously and conform themselves to it. He announced his reliance on biblical law and the tremendous advantage it gave him: wisdom. The … Continue reading

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Rushdoony and the Covenant in Education Part 2 (Hierarchy)

Q. Would you tell the court what those responsibilities are [of the parents to the children concerning education]? A. The parent is responsible to God to rear his child in the fear and admonition of the Lord, to cite the … Continue reading

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R. J. RUSHDOONY AND THE COVENANT IN EDUCATION

This post is the first in a five-part series on R. J. Rushdoony’s treatment of issues in American education in terms of the biblical covenant model. Addressing sovereignty, this article will be followed by others on authority, ethics, sanctions, and … Continue reading

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