Category Archives: Natural Law

Advantage 2K

Since this nugget was quoted in none of the responses to DGH’s response to the response to the response to the…, I thought it would be good fodder for a discussion here in the ‘house. From DVD’s Nth level response … Continue reading

Posted in Applied Christianity, Christian life, Church and State, Culture, Culture War, David VanDrunen, DG Hart, Natural Law, Old Life, Ordained Servant, Quotes, Reformed piety, Two-kingdoms, W2K, Westminster Seminary | 19 Comments

WCF Says No on Gay Marriage

To pull a trick from Zrim’s bag, I think it’s time for a re-post, revised and expanded for our current times (because if the Outhouse is about anything, it’s about Relevance!) The question came up what (R/W/Z)2K’ers think of the … Continue reading

Posted in American Conservative, Applied Christianity, Church and State, Civil religion, Confessionalism, Confessions, Conservatism, Culture War, Family, Liberty, Liberty of Conscience, Natural Law, News and culture, Reformed Confessionalism, Spirituality of the Church, Two-kingdoms | 200 Comments

More from “Christian in America”

More precisely, the virtues of human experience, intuition, and consensus may well outpace the impulse to reach for written revelation or philosophical argument in the public square. What I want to suggest here is that Calvin’s lack of a theoretical development … Continue reading

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Objective Value

Reading Abolition of Man, and Lewis is blowing my mind with this sentence: A dogmatic belief in objective value is necessary to the very idea of a rule which is not tyranny or an obedience which is not slavery. In … Continue reading

Posted in Authority, Books, Natural Law, Outhouse Quick Hits, Quotes | 6 Comments