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Contemplating the Constitution- Part II

Contemplating the Constitution – Part II James B. Rose and Barbara Rose American Christian History Institute     Originally published in Eagle’s Aerie, American Christian History Institute, September 2007. Used by Permission.     Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post […]

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Contemplating the Constitution – Part I

Contemplating the Constitution – Part I James B. Rose and Barbara Rose, American Christian History Institute The 227th Year of the Constitution Why study the U. S. Constitution? The United States Constitution describes itself as “the supreme Law of the Land” (Art. 6, Sec. 2) – “supreme” or “highest in authority; holding the highest place in […]

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Resources for the American Christian in Honor of Constitution Day

In honor of Constitution Day, Pilgrim Institute recommends the following resources available from our online store: Constitution Day Bundle    5 Audio Downloads for the Price of 4 – $12.00     Great Documents of Liberty – Ralph Bullard The Blessings of Liberty – James Rose The Character and Destiny of Free Government – Ruth Smith […]

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The Modern Secular State: Locke Repudiated

Part Five shows the application of Locke’s governmental philosophy to America’s situation today.  Mrs. Swanson concludes that the United States is now following, at its peril, many of the absolutist political ideas of Rousseau rather than the truly liberating ones of John Locke’s, so important to a free people. “Americans are not being taught the […]

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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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