American Republic

The French Revolution: Locke Abandoned

The French Revolution: Locke Abandoned Part Four examines Locke’s philosophy in contrast to the French philosophes who dropped his God-given basis and embraced an anti-religious, secular, and absolutist political theory. Mary-Elaine Swanson presents a clear comparison (illustrated in the life of Lafayette who was inspired by Lockean thinking to fight for freedom on two continents), […]

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The American Revolution: Locke Adopted

The American Revolution: Locke Adopted Part Three examines the influence Locke’s governmental reasoning had on our Founding Fathers and the establishment of American liberty. “Owing to wide circulation and study of Locke’s Two Treatise on Civil Government in America, the Founding Fathers adopted his philosophy and embodied it, not only in the U.S. Constitution, but […]

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John Locke: Philosopher of American Liberty, An Interview with James Rose

James B. Rose, President American Christian History Institute MR. JAMES B. ROSE is a forerunner in the field of American Christian Education with over 45 years of experience as a classroom teacher, Headmaster, Bible college professor and Chairman of the Department of Education, home-schooling principal and parent, licensed minister of the Gospel, conference speaker, author, and […]

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The Church in The Nation

“The Christian home sustains a direct relation to the church. This relation is similar to that which it sustains to the state. . . ” (Rev. S. Phillips, 1861)   Some key questions we must ask: What is the responsibility of the church? What is the relationship between the church and the nation? What characterizes […]

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