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Present Objections to Walter Block’s Evictionism

In my previous article, I summarized Walter Block’s theory of eviction which he proposes is the libertarian alternative to the current abortion debate. Block hasn’t gone entirely unchallenged on his theory, but the criticisms he’s received have fallen short of the...

What is Evictionism? Walter Block’s Response to Abortion

Walter Block is well-known in libertarian circles. He’s a professor and chair of economics at Loyola University and a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. Block first articulated his position on abortion, known as evictionism, back in 1977 and is built upon Murray...

Rachel Miller’s Beyond Authority and Submission [Review]

Purchase on Amazon Gift JarLiked this content? Add to my gift jar.  List Price New: $17.99 AdditionalRecommendation List Price New: $11.71 Overview: Rachel Miller's Beyond Authority and Submission In her new book, Beyond Authority and...

Beyond Authority and Submission [Interview]

Beyond Authority and Submission | Show Notes Beyond Authority and Submission is a book written by Rachel Green Miller. In her new book, Beyond Authority and Submission, Rachel Green Miller evaluates the Complementarian doctrine of men and women through the lenses of...

The Politics of Complementarianism

This past June, the Southern Baptist Convention held their annual meeting. According to SBC President J. D. Greear , the primary focus was to be the problem of sexual abuse within the church. The convention was co-hosted by the Ethics & Religious Liberty...

Matt Walsh Is Wrong About Bodily Autonomy and Abortion

Matt Walsh recently argued against the existence of bodily autonomy. In Walsh’s estimation, bodily autonomy can’t exist because it’s a pro-choice argument which “necessitates either that the humanity and personhood of the [fetus] depends on the mother’s wishes, … or...

Should Christians give thanks for Memorial Day?

You’ve seen the post; the one that informs you of the differences between Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, and Armed Services Day. You’ve also seen reminders that these aren’t three-day weekends for BBQ and beer, so remember that your rights are bought and paid for by the...

Personhood, Personal Identity, and Christianity

What is personhood? The word Personhood comes from joining 'person' with the suffix '-hood.'  -Hood is, "the state or condition of being." Simply put, personhood is the state or condition of being … a person. What is a person? It's a human being, right?...

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