Independent Researcher • Published Author • Podcaster • Socratic Guide
INTJ, puzzles, brain teasers, historical libraries, piano and cinematic music
Areas of Study
(Kuyperian-Dooyeweerdian) Neocalvinism, Biblical Theology, Systematic Theology
THE SOHO FORUM
Live Oxford-style Debate vs. Dr. Walter Block
December 8, 2019
FRIEDMAN 8 PANELIST
Australian Libertarian Society
Different Libertarian Perspectives on Abortion: a friendly discussion with Tim Andrews, Kerry Baldwin, Judd Weiss & Stephanie Slade
July 11, 2020
FAITH SEEKING FREEDOM: LIBERTARIAN CHRISTIAN ANSWERS TO TOUGH QUESTIONS
Published by Libertarian Christian Institute Press, November 2020
About Kerry Baldwin
Kerry Baldwin is an independent researcher and writer with a B.A. in Philosophy from Arizona State University. In addition to my content and courses here on my website, MereLiberty.com, She’s also a regular contributor for the Libertarian Christian Institute.
Her writing focuses on libertarian philosophy and reformed theology and aimed at the educated layperson; challenging readers to rethink prevailing paradigms in politics, theology, and culture. She is a confessionally Reformed Christian orthodox Presbyterian in the tradition of J. Gresham Machen (1881 – 1937), an outspoken libertarian and defender of Christian orthodoxy.
She became a libertarian, like so many others have in recent years, through exposure to the ideas of Ron Paul and a re-acquaintance with the US Constitution. In late 2016, she was introduced to the works of Roderick T. Long, Gary Chartier, and Gerard Casey (among others), and became convinced of anarchism. She is a reformed libertarian anarchist and hold that to be properly grounded in Reformed Christian convictions, and find an alternative to patriarchialism, feminism, egalitarianism, and complementarianism in a Reformed perspective.
She is a single, homeschooling mother of three. She enjoys outdoor activities in the Jemez mountains near her home, and stereotypically introverted hobbies such as puzzles and brain teasers, reading, and learning more about herbal and nutritional medicine. She enjoys studying Reformational Philosophy by way of Roy Clouser, and appreciate the theology of Meredith Kline, Lee Irons, and Dutch theologians such as Herman Bavinck and Abraham Kuyper.
Current Projects & Independent Research
Women, Christianity, and Libertarianism
Moving forward with the complementarian/egalitarian debate, I’m working on research, articles, and podcasts, concerning a Reformational (Dooyeweerdian) philosophical view of individual identity and social anthropology.
A Novel Pro-life Libertarian View of Abortion
As some of you may know, I was recently in a debate with libertarian theorist and economist, Dr. Walter Block. We debated his theory of evictionism as a libertarian approach to abortion. I will continue work on a formal paper for peer review which includes the concepts of fetal self-ownership, child’s and parent’s rights (and responsibilities), rape, and differentiating aggressive and non-aggressive abuse.
Mere Liberty Courses: Socratic Seminar
The Socratic method is a time-tested of method of teaching critical thinking and critically exploring ideas. It also teaches self-awareness, self-control, and self-confidence with those who disagree with you.
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